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Boomtime in the city Anvil battery firing marks 140th year in the Royal City BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER alau@royalcityrecord.com

When Ancient and Honourable Hyack Anvil Battery medical officer Jerry Dobrovolny has a good Victoria Day, that means everybody had a good day. The traditional firing of the anvil battery heralds the beginning of a week of Hyack Festival activities. With Dobrovolny not having to attend to any injuries amongst the 14-member battery crew, the 21-shot salute was deemed a success by historian Archie Miller. “It was a very good day for everybody,” said Miller. “It was dark and cloudy, but the rain held off, and all shots went off as planned.” Miller pointed out that rain can play havoc with the anvil battery, simply because wet gunpowder doesn’t fire as well as dry gunpowder. “Rain always causes us to be a lot more careful,” said Miller, who added he wakes up every Victoria Day with an excited feeling in his stomach. The excited feeling, but no rain, was the case on

Monday, when approximately 500 people filled the stands at Queen’s Park Stadium to watch captain Al Coulson lead the firing of the battery. (See sidebar on page 3 for all the people and their roles.) “I hear from so many people that this is such a unique even, and even after ◗Black Page 3 Photos by Larry Wright/THE RECORD

Royal City tradition: Almost 500 people filled the stands at Queen’s Park Stadium for the 21-anvil salute for Victoria Day. Top: Miss New Westminster Ambassadors plug their ears as the anvil is lit. Left: Lt.-Col. Doug Poitras of the Royal Westminster Regiment is one of the honorary guest toucher-offers at Monday’s ceremony.

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Health critic decries waiting times for MRIs BY JANAYA FULLER-EVANS REPORTER jfuller-evans@royalcityrecord.com

It can take up to 18 months to get an MRI scan at Royal Columbian Hospital, according to the New Democratic party health critic. And it takes just as long at Burnaby

Hospital, where new MRI was installed a year ago. Funding cuts have increased waiting times, Adrian Dix said in a press release. Fraser Health estimates most patients wait five to seven months. “Thousands of patients have to undergo an MRI scan before having surgery

or in order to have medical treatment,” Dix said. “But the B.C. Liberals are limiting access to care by cutting 10,000 MRI procedures and reducing the budget for diagnostic services by another 10 per cent in the coming months.” Before the May 2009 election, the B.C Liberals increased MRI volumes in Metro

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all these years, I’ll get a whole bunch of people come up to me and say this was the first time they’ve ever seen anything like this.” Miller has been involved with the annual salute since 1986, when he was the announcer for the event. It wasn’t until 2001 that he got his official role as historian for the anvil battery crew. Miller is more than happy to explain the long history of the salute, which dates back to the 1800s. The firing of anvils was traditionally used as a salute for the arrival of a visiting dignitary or a new sternwheel steamboat on the Fraser River. The members of the anvil crew wear special scarlet and blue uniforms based on the uniforms of the Hyack Fire Brigade, the city’s first fire department. The word Hyack is also significant, as it is a Chinook word meaning “hurry up” and has become an identifying symbol for many New Westminster groups, most notably at New Westminster Secondary School. The actual firing of the anvil involves placing a 68-kilogram anvil on top of a 159-kilogram anvil, with only 56 grams of black gunpowder between them. The toucher-off, the job held by Bert Houston, ignites the anvil with a long stick. The resulting explosion sends the top anvil flying upward in a cloud of smoke and a tremendous boom that sounds much like an exploding cannon. The traditions on Victoria Day include a siting shot at 11:55 a.m., a test shot to make sure that when the real anvil shots commence at noon, nothing goes wrong. At precisely noon, the 21-anvil battery salute commences, with a firing every minute. “We were lucky to have the Royal Westminster Regiment band playing for us and we got lots of applause from the audience,” said Miller. At the end of the shots, the crew members sing God Save the Queen and follow it up with three cheers for the Queen. The work for the 14-member crew isn’t over yet, as they’re scheduled for a special three-shot salute at today’s (Wednesday’s) May Day ceremonies. “We are scheduled to fire three shots: one for the outgoing May Queen suite, one for the incoming May Queen suite and a third in honour of the history of May Day and our anvil battery crew,” said Miller.

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No job for a powder monkey: Perhaps the toughest job in the Hyack anvil battery crew goes to the left and right hand hoisters. These jobs, held by Larry Larkin, Jed Currie and Brent McInnes, involve lifting the 68-kilo smaller anvil and placing it on top of the 159-kilo big anvil. The trio performed the task 21 times on Monday.

The team that do a bang-up job

It takes 14 people to pull off the Ancient and Honourable Hyack Anvil Battery salute, and their titles are almost as interesting as the anvil salute itself. Here are the people and the jobs they have: Captain: Al Coulson is the man in charge of the battery. He gets the credit when everything goes well, and on the rare occasions it doesn’t, he’s the person to ask about what went wrong.

Adjutant: Fred Sparkes stands in for the captain when needed. In many ways, Sparkes is like the assistant captain, getting little credit for when things go well and having to find out the answers if something does go wrong. Swabber-off: This role, performed by Bruce Higham, involves cleaning off the surface of the anvils so that no foreign substances get mixed in with the gunpowder. Blower-up: Kevin Kirkland

has a job with a great title, but his duties include tending to the forge. Toucher-off: Bert Houston has the best job of all: he gets to set off the explosion. Chalker-up: Laurie McInnes and Chris Dupuis have one of the less stressful jobs, keeping count of all the shots, still vitally important because a 21-shot salute wouldn’t be the same with only 20 shots. Right- and left-hand

hoisters: Perhaps the toughest jobs are held by Larry Larkin, Jed Currie and Brent McInnes, as they must lift the anvils into position. This job’s not for the weak. Powder monkey: The job with the best title is held by Russ Cooper, who must handle the gunpowder and place it in position. Timer: Bill Radbourne holds the stopwatch to make sure there’s exactly one minute between each anvil

battery shot. Historian: Who else but Archie Miller keeps the history of the battery to make sure traditions started in the 1800s are continued properly in 2010 and beyond? Medical officer: Jerry Dobrovolny holds the job that nobody wants to see utilized. As the medical officer, Dobrovolny has to make sure all 14 members of the battery come through the salute in good health.

Crime stats take another dip in New West BY ALFIE LAU REPORTER alau@royalcityrecord.com

Deputy police chief Dave Jones had many reasons to smile – and one reason to frown – at the last police board meeting. Crime stats and calls for service in the Royal City have been on a steady decline since the Winter Olympics in February,

with a year-to-date decrease of eight per cent in total Criminal Code offences and a four per cent decrease in calls for service. “Our statistics show that we are continuing with the downhill trend in crime since (the Olympics),” said Jones. “We are down in almost every major category.” But a long streak came to an end with the discovery of the body of 68-year-old

Patrick LeBlanc in an abandoned car in the back parking lot of the Royal City Apartments. LeBlanc’s death is the first homicide in New Westminster since the autumn of 2007. Insp. Laurin Stenerson pointed out that the LeBlanc investigation is ongoing, with the integrated homicide investiga-

tion team also involved in examining the more than 100 exhibit items collected for forensic examination. Police board chair Mayor Wayne Wright said it’s unfortunate homicide numbers don’t take into account extenuating circumstances. ◗Crime Page 4

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Crime: Single murder was really a ‘dump-off’ in New Westminster as compared to March and April 2009, but “I feel very badly that there’s no cat- that’s because there were two more robegory for dump-offs,” said Wright. “From beries in each month, rising from seven everything I’ve heard, this person’s only to nine. “We’ve driven the numbers down so connection to New Westminster was his body was dumped here. … He didn’t come low that any incident or couple of incifrom New Westminster, and our numbers dents leads to a big change in the percentgo up because it’s where they located the ages,” said Jones. Jones said the downward trend of crime body that counts.” stats has been nice to see, espeIn terms of overall crime numcially since a decade ago, the New bers, Jones pointed out that since Westminster police were looking February, each month has seen a at between 1,300 and 1,500 breakdecrease in crime in year-to-date and-enter files annually. numbers. “Now our numbers are closer For example, in February, 60 to 500 to 600 per year,” said Jones. fewer Criminal Code offenc“That’s a huge decrease.” es translated into a 15 per cent As happy as Jones was to decrease, while in March, 25 release good news stats at fewer incidents led to a six per Tuesday’s meeting, he did learn cent decrease. And perhaps the first-hand about how the police best news was in April when Wayne Wright and the community need to still total Criminal Code offences fell mayor be vigilant. from 524 in April 2009 to 434 in Police board member Carol-Ann Hart April 2010, a 17 per cent decrease for that said she was delayed in getting to the month alone. Property crimes have also gone down meeting because of a man who was hasin each of the past three months, as has the sling pedestrians near the corner of Sixth total break-and-enters and the total theft Street and Columbia Street. “This particular person is well-known from auto numbers. And in categories where there have to authorities and has been a burr under been increases, the raw numbers are more our saddle,” said Wright. “We have our important than the percentage increases, people looking into it, and we have called in health-care professionals to see how we Jones pointed out. For example, robberies in March and can get him off the streets and get the care April were up 29 per cent in each month, he needs.” ◗ continued from page 3

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Essentially, residential streets should have a pedestrian friendly, park-like feel, and major thoroughfares should be free flowing and away from pedestrians. What we have here is nothing like that, and I share Mr. Vanden-Eykel’s frustration with a system that will never work. Larry Kammel, New Westminster

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As Colin Dover (Take out pesky pedestrians, Letters to the editor, The Record, May 19) didn’t seem able to muster any kind of rebuttals to the arguments I made in my previous letter, I should probably just consider myself vindicated and move on. There doesn’t seem much point in me writing a response, or in The Record continuing to print the debate. However, as the man did make several claims of a personal nature, I think it’s fair that I be allowed to answer them. Not to let libel get in the way of a good story, Mr. Dover, but no, I do not drive my monster truck to the “beer store.” In fact, I’d be willing to bet that you drink more than I do. It would be impossible for you to drink less. I would also be willing to bet that you spend more on gasoline per month than I do. And since you don’t seem to have troubled yourself to understand the points I was making, I will merely thank you for providing readers with a useful contrast between the two of us. Steve Vanden-Eykel, New Westminster

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I have just returned from out of town to learn that city council has voted to retain the derelict tower on the site of the Woodland’s school property. I find it arrogant in the extreme that councillors Jonathan Cote, Bill Harper, Jaimie McEvoy and Lorrie Williams chose to ignore the recommendations of city staff and the will of 95 per cent of the people who participated in the consultation process. An acceptable and cost-effective solution to the question of a memorial would have been to demolish this tower and replace the site with a garden or some small monument. It is astonishing that this group of minor-league politicians would ignore expert opinion and the will of the people in order to satisfy some special-interest groups. I do sincerely hope that the voters of New Westminster remember the irresponsible behaviour of this group when the time comes to consider them for re-election. Can we now have a full accounting of the costs to date as well as the ongoing costs that will result from this distorted lesson in the democratic process? David McFarland, New Westminster

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school, it’s not a university, but we’re trying to get them into those things.” Most of the students are from East Africa or the Middle East, Gist says. Some are referred to the program through local high schools. New Westminster Secondary, for example, and Burnaby’s Byrne Creek Secondary both have a high population of refugee kids. Gist says a lot of students come to Canada when they are young and can pick up the language and assimilate, but it’s the older kids that have a harder time. “They come into high school, they have to adjust, they have to learn English,” Gist says. “They are kind of the ones that slip through the cracks.” And that’s what the program is trying to address. The Ministry of Advanced Education fund the program, which is free. There are bus tickets and food available, based on need. For Mahmoodi, the program is helping her prepare for an academic environment. She wants to go back to school and change her major to become a kindergarten teacher. “I think it’s so good for everyone,” Mahmoodi said of the program. Meanwhile, Mtatiro hopes to get more youth involved. And to help spread the word, the Purpose Society is holding an open house to showcase the relatively new program. Mtatiro hopes to spread news to the community so more youth get referred. “When the youth drop out from school, it’s very hard to get them,” Mtatiro says. The event is Friday, May 28, from noon to 4 p.m. at 720 12th St. in New Westminster. To RSVP, e-mail tully. mtatiro@purposesociety.org.

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short film screening is set for the end of May to introduce the city to a new special effects company in town. Black Arts Media is setting up shop in New Westminster through the efforts of Blair Stapleton, Steven Soo and Sharon Stapleton. Blair is the producer, writer and director of the short film Big Girl, which will be screened on May 29 at 8 p.m. at Unity in Action, 1630 Edinburgh St. A press release notes that they’re using the screening to help showcase the company’s skills and creativity. And it certainly seems they’re not short on either – particularly the “creativity” part. Consider the film synopsis, which begins: “Can an interspecies marriage ever work? Especially when the bride is 50 feet tall and traces her family history back to the Jurassic period? Wilber, the groom, is not waiting to find out.” The film begins immediately after Wilber has left his bride, Lila, at the altar and is searching for somewhere to hide. “Ultimately, Big Girl is a realization of the age-old theme of the war between the sexes, albeit with a completely new take on the theme,” the press release says. Blair has previously worked as an assistant editor on two TV series and as assistant producer for the Ryerson commercial television production facility. While there, he also wrote scripts for clients and taught video editing and acting. One of his videos has been screened at the Montreal International Film Festival. His experimental work has been screened in galleries in Toronto, Chicago and Vancouver. Intrigued? Check out www. blackartsmedia.ca for more about the film and the company. (The ◗Screening Page 15

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All together now: Royal City resident Tarise Poulin, left, is part of the CirKids program, a non-profit circus school based in the PNE. The

group will be performing Around the World in 80 Days, from May 27 to 30 at the PNE Gardens.

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Once upon a time, it was one of a parent’s worst nightmares that their kid might someday run off and join the circus. Nowadays, seeing their offspring fly through the air with the greatest of ease can be a dream come true. Take, for example, the proud parents of kids in the popular CirKids program, a non-profit circus school based in the PNE that has been pumping out aspiring acrobats, jugglers, tightrope walkers, trapeze artists, contortionists and the loose-limbed like for more than 25 years. “My mom got me into it,” said Laura Evans, 18. “I was a really active little kid, and I needed something to do. I went to a Cirque du Soleil show and thought, ‘Oh my gosh, circus is so cool!’ My mom then found this for me, and I’ve been doing it since I was nine.” “My mom actually had to convince me to come,” added Christine Konrad. “There was one girl at my school who was already

enrolled, and everybody thought she was now a Passa and a Partout. I’m Passa and really weird because she would ride a my partner that I do hand-to-hand with is unicycle to school. But then my mom con- Partout.” For the uninitiated, hand-to-hand, forvinced me to try and I just completely fell mally known as the French “main-a-main,” in love with it.” CirKids’ were most recently seen is a precarious balancing act that’s a bit like dazzling crowds at Robson Square and a mix between headstands, extreme synchronized yoga and dancing. It Granville Island when the is just one of many skills taught world came to town for the at the CircusWest Performing Winter Games. For their next “I went to a Arts Society, which also perperformance, they want to bring audiences to the rest of Cirque du Soleil forms professionally and offers training for adults. the world by putting their own show and Students generally try their unique spin on Jules Verne’s classic 1873 novel Around the thought, ‘Oh my hand at all the various discibut naturally gravitate World in 80 Days. gosh, circus is so plines to certain areas. “It’s very loosely adapted,” Konrad, for example, likes said Konrad, noting that circus cool!’” the “roussiere” best, which acts didn’t figure prominently involves standing braced in Phileas Fogg and trusty valet LAURA EVANS inside a large hoop and rotatPassepartout’s original madcap CirKid student ing around. None of the other adventures in circumnavigatthree girls do this particular ing the globe. A case in point is the character of trick, but it’s not due to a lack of ability. “We’re just too short,” said Poulin. Passepartout himself. The New Westminster girl, 17, said “We split the character in two,” said Evans, who stopped by The Record’s office her favourite is the trapeze, while all four with Konrad and fellow co-stars Roselie are fond of dangling high in the air from LeBlanc and Royal City resident Tarise ◗Circus Page 12 Poulin before a recent rehearsal. “There’s

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In harmony: The Maple Leaf Singers are set to perform at Massey Theatre.

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Snapshot: Royal City photographer Anna Frins won a trophy for her portrait titled Catherine, below. Another image of hers, Father Vincent, above, received an honourable mention in a photography contest.

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A local photographer earned accolades for her work in a provincial contest held by the Professional Photographers’ Association of B.C. Anna Frins is originally from Berlin, Germany but now lives in the Royal City. She runs Anna Lina Photography. Frins mostly photographs weddings, events and portraits. In the provincewide contest, Frins won a trophy for her portrait titled Catherine. Another image of hers, Father Vincent, received an honourable mention. “It was a great surprise to win the award. I am proud and feel encouraged to keep going,” Frins told The Record via e-mail. “I am grateful for the sup-

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Hearing aids turn heads Acoustica Hearing expands to North Shore

John and Reza Jahanashahi have many reasons to smile. After more than a decade selling hearing aids at Acoustica Hearing, they’re expanding the business and have now opened a North Shore location at 2432 Marine Dr. in Dundarave, West Vancouver. This, along with their flagship Burnaby location at 4564 Dawson St. and South Surrey/ White Rock location, the Jahanashahi brothers are offering same day service for hearing aid sales and repairs to customers throughout the Lower Mainland. “All of our custom hearing aids are made right here and all of our service is done right on site in our production laboratory,” said Reza. “Unlike other hearing aids that are made out east, our products are in stock and our staff is ready to help you right away. You can be tested and fitted with a new hearing aid the same day.” Now with three locations, Acoustica can provide hearing aids and repair hearing aids for many customers in the Lower Mainland. “We will test your hearing, we will help select the best hearing aid for you and we will fit your hearing aid, all in the same day,” said Reza. Reza said the advancements in hearing aids mean small behind-the-ear units are almost invisible. “The new units fit more naturally behind the ear and most people don’t even know they are wearing a hearing aid,” said Reza. “The new units don’t plug the ears.” Since opening its retail outlet in Burnaby in 2000, Acoustica Hearing has enjoyed business

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• Identify friends or neighbours mom can call if she needs help. • Get someone to come in regularly to help with light housework, shopping or to keep mom company. • Arrange for meals-on-wheels to be delivered. • Hire a registered nurse to visit mom quarterly and conduct a physical assessment, a nutrition review and home fall risk assessment. • Take care of yourself—if you’re not coping, you won’t be much help to mom. More information on independent living is available online at www.mynursehealthcheck. ca, or toll-free at 1-877-289-3997. NC


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Managing your meds Every year, incorrect use of prescription drugs is the cause of one quarter of hospital admissions for the elderly and 23 per cent of all nursing home admissions. But keeping track of what drug to take at the right time can be challenging, especially for people with multiple prescriptions. “According to the Canada Safety Council the average Canadian over the age of 65 is taking nine medications daily,” says Holly Quinn, spokesperson for myNurse, a new service from Bayshore Home Health that offers people regular health management visits by a registered nurse. “Factor in additional health problems such as dementia, and it’s easy to understand why drug non-adherence is a serious health concern for the elderly.” Quinn offers the following tips: • Have a health professional review your medications, help you establish a schedule, and discuss possible side effects or interaction concerns.

• Always take your medication at the same time and in the manner prescribed. • Have your pharmacist organize your medications in a blister card. • Visit www.mynursehealthcheck.ca to download a handy chart to keep track of the medicines you’re taking. • Unless otherwise instructed, finish any prescription you receive—even if you’re feeling better. • If you have trouble opening the safety cap of your medication bottle, ask for a flip top lid.

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Preventing fatal falls Kathleen was an active 85year old until she slipped in the bathtub, cracking several vertebrae and breaking her wrist. Kathleen’s situation is not uncommon. Falls are one of the greatest health risks for seniors. Every year, one out of every three seniors over the age of 65 will fall, and more than eight out of ten injuryrelated hospitalizations for seniors are a result of falls. “The good news is that most falls are predictable and preventable,” says Holly Quinn, spokesperson for myNurse, a new service from Bayshore Home Health that offers people regular health management visits by a registered nurse. Quinn suggests the following to help prevent falls: 1. Since most falls occur at home, especially in the kitchen, on the stairs or

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Five simple tips to help seniors ‘right-size’ their life As people transition into old age, there’s often a series of difficult decisions to be made. Should they move to a smaller house or condo? Is it necessary to look at a retirement residence? Regardless of the decision a number of things can be done to make the next chapter of seniors’ lives easier and enjoyable. Downsizing, or right-sizing, can be an emotional process for the whole family: moving parents into a smaller space may mean sifting through a lifetime of memories, deciding what to keep and what to give away. Seniors involved often feel like their lives are slipping away with the family home. The experts at Henkel – makers of Purex®, Soft Scrub®, and Renuzit® -- have some suggestions may make the transition easier. 1. Create a positive atmosphere around the move. Host a moving party with family and friends. This will give the sense that a new and exciting chapter is starting in the parent/ family member’s life. 2. Break the move into steps. Do it a room at a time, easy ones first. Save the family heirlooms, pictures and other treasures until last. This will decrease the stress level and allow time to reminisce over the emotional items. 3. Consider having some of your items appraised and, if they are valuable, hold a live or online auction. 4. De-cluttering is only one part of the equation: thought must also be put into making the new living space convenient and functional for whoever is moving in. The new living space should reinforce the senior’s independent lifestyle while making sure the space is organized. It’s sometimes a good idea to hire an organizational expert to make the house as functional as possible. 5. While closets, shelving, the laundry room, etc. can all be organized and arranged by an expert, there are some simple things a family can do themselves

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#83 7501 Cumberland $492,000

Gorgeous “Deerfield” on the edge of Robert Burnaby Park & close to schools, recreation, shopping & transit. This is a lovely heritage style, 3 level, 3 bdrm, 2.5 bath, 1753 sf end unit on green belt with lots of updates, newer laminate flooring, 9’ ceilings on the main floor, gas f/p, bay window, upstairs has 3 bdrm & 2 baths, master with 4 pce ensuite, walk in closet & bay window. This well maintained & managed low density complex sits on 11 acres with several greenbelts, outdoor pool, swirl pool & gym/change room. Low maintenance fee, good contingency fund, pets & limited rentals ok.

#211 918 Roderick St $179,900

2 bdrm, top floor, townhome style entry, 917 sf suite with roof deck with awesome SE city & river views at the gateway to Maillardville close to shopping, transit, parks & schools. Galley style kitchen, insuite laundry, insuite storage & large closets. Sold as is, complex needs exterior repairs & has been rezoned to higher density. Good holding property.

#3 6878 Southpoint Drive, BBY $478,800

Beautiful South facing, ground level, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 1127 sf garden suite in the 5 year old “Cortina” complex. Located close to Taylor School & park, skytrain, bike path, shopping & recreation. This bright & spacious immaculate suite features slate entry, newer bamboo & tile floors, open kitchen with granite counters, gas stove & stainless steel applcs, living room has electric f/ p, marble countertops in both bathrooms, insuite laundry, walk in closets in master bdrm, newer paint, 2 parking stalls, storage locker & fenced patio/yard in a garden setting. Pets ok. Complex is well maintained & managed with lots of green space. Balance of home warranty.

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WOW! Over1,000 sq. ft. 2 bdrm & 2 bath corner suite at the Berkley. Gaze at the wonderful Mountain and City views from this spacious and open floor plan. 2 balconies, gas fireplace, insuite laundry with storage, large master bedroom with soaker tub in ensuite. Building is just steps to all the amenities in the heart of Uptown. No need to drive. This building allows a small pet as well. Includes parking and storage locker. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!!

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Opportunity knocks with this diamond in the rough. This 1960 sf, 1940 character home with 3 levels, 4 bdrms & 1.5 baths features hardwood & fir floors,leaded glass windows, wood siding, large principle rooms on main & 3 bdrms upstairs & single garage. Home sits on a large 48.7 x 132’ lot close to schools, parks, shopping & skytrain station in the nice family oriented West End neighbourhood.

#1909-14 Begbie St. • $539,900

Brand new (No GST) gorgeous penthouse with SW river & city views at the Inter Urban, 983 sf, 2 bedroom, 2 bath corner unit featuring hardwood floors, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, large bedrooms, master with walk-in closet, insuite storage, 10 year new home warranty. Just steps to shopping, skytrain, NW Quay & upcoming new civic centre & shopping mall. Flexible possession available.

#308 5 K de K Crt $314,900

Waterfront at “Quayside Terrace”. Rare 1 bdrm and den, 835 sf, corner suite with awesome Fraser River views from all rooms. Large balcony from living room/den & master bdrm. Features hardwood floors, gas f/p & insuite laundry. Just a short walk to market, skytrain, downtown shopping, recreation & parks.

#104 3 K de K Crt $329,900

Waterfront, garden level 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 901 sq ft townhouse style 24 year old condo right on the boardwalk just steps to soon to be re-opened market, shopping, sky train, parks and schools. This bright and cheery freshly painted suite features new quality laminate floors, new light fixtures, oak kitchen, in suite laundry and storage, gas f/p, front and rear patios, good sized closets, updated bath and newer washer and dryer.

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Perfect family starter home with 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths, 1026 sf rancher with lovely fenced South facing backyard on quiet West End street near schools, parks, shopping & transit. This lovely bright home features large living room with wood burning fireplace, bright kitchen with newer appliances, nice layout, French doors to deck & backyard. Home is upgraded with new roof & hot water tank, extra insulation in crawlspace & attic and newer windows & furnace (5 yrs old).

#1509-14 Begbie St. • $459,900

Brand new (NO GST) gorgeous SW river & city views at the Inter Urban, 983 sf, 2 bdrm, 2 bath corner unit featuring hardwood floors, granite counters stainless steel appliances, large bdrms, mstr with walk in closet, insuite storage, 10 year new home warranty. Just steps to shopping, skytrain, NW Quay & upcoming new civic centre & shopping mall. Flexible possession available.

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Nice 1 bdrm & den (could be used as 2nd bdrm), 2 full baths, 1018 sf, East facing garden suite at Fraserview Park close to transit, parks, shopping & recreation. This bright lovely site feats newer carpets & paint, nice open plan, gas f/p, insuite lndry, insuite & locker storage, newer applces & lighting, lg closets, French doors to spacious garden patio w/mtn views. Hallway & lobby is currently being refurbished. Well maint’d & managed complex w/common social & exercise rm & workshop. Extra parking at $10.00 per month. Small pet OK.

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WOW! 7 yr old, 1069 sf, 3 bdrm, 2 bath SW facing penthouse in the well maint’d & managed“Royalton”close to NewWestminster Quay, parks, recreation, schools & skytrain. Bright & spacious this immaculate suite features a great open plan, granite counters, stainless steel applcs, hardwood floors, 2 large covered balconies, electric f/p, insuite laundry, newer paint & incredible city & river views. The building features well appointed lobby, exercise room, clubhouse w/kitchen, lounge & built in TV system. Own your own castle in the sky!

1411 South Dyke Rd • $534,900

Rare waterfront home in NW. Enjoy river views from this 1454 sf, 9 yr old, 2 lvl, 3 bdrm & den heritage style home in Thompson Landing, a family oriented community in Queensborough. This immaculate home feats security system, front porch, high ceilings on the main flr, spacious LR/DR area with gas f/p, kitchen w/ maple cabinets & EA, family rm off kitchen w/Fench drs to fenced backyard w/deck & dbl garage. Up is the bright master bdrm feat. lrg window, vaulted ceilings, walk-in closet & 4 pce ensuite. Also up you’ll find a den & 2 more bdrms w/great river views. Great community with super neighbours & close to schools, parks, shopping & transit.

928 10th Street • $624,900

1923 home raised & reno’d in 60’s & 70’s & again recently. This 2560 sq ft. 3 lvl, 4 bdrm, 1.5 bath home feats newer maple kitchen w/island, spacious LR/DR with w/b FP & newer laminate floors. Huge mstr bdrm w/large closet & 2 pce ensuite, reno’d main flr bath/w soaker tub & stand-up shower. Large 2nd bdrm. on main & 2 very good size bdrms up. Down has a 32 x 14 rec Room w/gas F/P, lndry down & 700 sq ft of 6’ high crawl space for storage, newer paint & carpets, dble windows, dble carport, fenced yard, lge lot, close to schools, Moody Park & uptown shopping.

#514-14 E Royal Ave. • $429,900

Stunning, top floor, 1088 sf, 2 bdrm, 2 bth, 4-yr-old suite in Victoria Hill, close to parks, shopping, entertainment & transit. Beautiful suite feat nice open plan w/HW floors in LR/DR area, wrap-around deck, insuite lndry, newer paint & light fixtures, lovely 9’/ vaulted ceilings in LR which feats stone-faced electric f/p. Spacious kitch w/SS applcs, gas stove, fridge w/ice maker, granite counters, tile flrs & more. Lge mstr bdrm has walk-thru closet to 4-pce ensuite w/soaker tub & roomy 2nd bdrm has ample closet & cheater ensuite. Great self-managed bldg & offers owners great exercise centre, social party rm, billiard rm, guest suite, storage lockers & ample bike storage. Suite is a 10!!

#1204 813 Agnes St $318,800

Gorgeous mountain, river & city views fro 4 yr old, 12th floor, 730 sf, 2 bdrm, 2 full East & North facing corner suite in “The N Great convenient location close to Do College, Downtown & Uptown areas, NW Skytrain, parks, shopping & recreation. well laid out suite features open kitchen granite counters & SS applcs, insuite la large covered balcony, large master with closet, two 4 piece baths with soaker t glass doors. 1 parking stall & 1 storage l Balance of 10 year warranty.

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Turn key opportunity. Beautifully renovated 1065 sf, 2 bdrm, 2 bath, NE corner suite. Sale includes all the furniture and contents. This beautiful bright & spacious suite features laminate & tile floors throughout, newer paint & light fixtures, kitchen with tile backsplash & newer bottom freezer fridge & new build in microwave hood fan, mirror wall in DR, insuite laundry, gas fireplace, 2 balconies, Mtn & courtyard view. Super central Uptown location across the street from Safeway & walking distance to Century House, Moody Park, Uptown shopping, library, transit & more.

EXCELLENT VALUE! This is by far the best priced condo over 1500 sf currently for sale in all of New Westminster (based on price per sf). Rare & unique 1793 sf Yale Town Style loft suite. This bright & spacious suite feats a large family room & living room/dining room area perfect for entertaining, gourmet galley style kitchen w/gas stove, stainless steel appliances & maple cabinets & granite counters, 2 baths, 2 electric f/p, laminate floors, high ceilings, ample closets & storage, insuite laundry, 2 parking stalls, SE views of the city & Mt Baker & much more! Located in the heart of Uptown New Westminster just steps to shopping, transit, parks, recreation & schools.

end unit T/H facing onto lagoon, fountain & green belt. This bright & spacious home feats high ceilings, spacious rooms & large windows, laminate floors, newer paint, newer light fixtures, insuite lndry, security system, large living room w/gas fp & slider to private patio, oak kitchen w/eating area, 15' x 5' insuite storage room, huge mstr bdrm with S x S closets, 5 pce ensuite & sliders to private deck. Complex offers secured u/g parking & rec centre with indoor pool, swirl pool, exercise room & library.

Beautifully updated 6 bdrm, 3 bath, 2980 sf, 1946 character home with view and in-ground pool in backyard. Great home has had over $50,000 in renos and has 3 good sized rooms on the main floor, 2 bdrm registered suite down + room for owners down, new windows, paint, flooring, furnace & appliances, updated kitchen & baths, new light fixtures, deck & gas fireplace. Home shows well! Sits on a large 61’8 x 116’ lot and is close to schools, shopping, recreation, parks & transit (skytrain).

Lovely 20 year old, bright & spacious 890 sf 1 bdrm garden suite in Fraserview Park close to parks, entertainment, shopping & transit. This immaculate suite features open plan, large living room with gas f/p, kitchen with eating area, insuite laundry, large mater bdrm with walk through closet, built in vacuum system, crown moldings, newer tile in kitchen, entrance & bath, new washer, new kitchen backsplash. This well maintained & managed 19+ complex has new roof & HVac system. 2 small pets ok.

the heart of Uptown New Westminster. Close to shopping, transit, parks, recreation, library & other Uptown amenities. Suite has recently been painted, has new carpets & updating to 4 pc bath. Low maintenance fees that include hot water & heat; small balcony, secure u/ ground parking, locker & shared laundry. Well maintained & managed bldg.


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each time failed to hold on Unbeaten seniors to them. Smith fired his fourth tied 3-0 with A’s of the game at the end of a atop WLA loop wild 12-goal opening period to reduce the deficit BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR to 7-5. tberridge@royalcityrecord.com Curtis Hodgson, fresh The New Westminster off a pro league title with Salmonbellies are bringing the Washington Stealth, a pro-style game to Queen’s scored his first goal as a Park Arena this season. Salmonbellie, bringing the The senior A Salmon- home team to within two bellies gave a large home- goals early in the middle opening crowd its money’s frame with a goal in transiworth, coming back to win tion. 17-14 in overtime over a In the final period, game Langley EdmontonRush Thunder club defender Ian at Queen’s Park Hawksbee had last Thursday. an unassisted The ’Bellies “This league is goal to keep then got back just turning into the score within to basics, hamtwo. mering out an another way to The key 8-4 win over watch pro. … spark came the Victoria from Colorado Shamrocks in The players are pro Tyler a Friday road just wearng dif- Crompton, who game. tallied his sec“This league ferent jerseys.” ond of the game is just turning on a gutsy move into another JORDAN HALL down the midway to watch Salmonbellies left-hander dle to shave the pro,” said New deficit to 14-12 Westminster with less than lefty Jordan Hall, who five minutes left to play. plays pro ball in both That set up Hall for his the indoor and outdoor heroics. Hall’s fifth of the leagues. “You’re seeing a game, came off a turnover pro game, but the players in the final four seconds are just wearing different of play. jerseys.” “If the Mann Cup taught The proof was as clear us anything, it was we can’t as the scoresheet. think we have it won until Hall, the Salmonbellie the buzzer goes. We needplayer of the game, scored ed the momentum change five times, including a pair and Tyler Crompton startin the final two minutes ed us off and Roiker (Matt that sent the contest into Roik) shut them down extra time. and allowed us to come Cliff Smith, a Colorado back,” Hall said. “It was Mammoth pro, led all scor- a good character win. It ers with six goals and nine would have been nice to points. put a hurting on a team, Another Colorado pro, but it was nice to stay in Jamie Floris, got danger- the game and get the win.” ously close to a Western The following night, Lacrosse Association Floris scored a pair of firstrecord, assisting on nine period goals and New Salmonbellie tallies in the Westminster led 7-3 after game. two periods of play. New Westminster startRoik registered the win ed the contest well, open- in goal for a second straight ing with a goal from Smith night, kicking out 40 shots just 25 seconds in. against the ’Rocks. The ’Bellies held a 4-1 Martin Cummings, with advantage after six min- a pair of goals, shared the utes, but a six-goal reply by team lead in scoring with Langley through the first fellow left-side teammate and into the second period Sean Robinson, both with set the tone for the rest of three points. the match. New Westminster will On four separate occa- play host to Nanaimo sions, Langley mustered a Thursday at Queen’s Park. three-goal advantage, but Game time is 7:45 p.m.

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Follow the ball: British Columbia defeated Ontario, foreground, 52-33 in the opening round of the women’s open division at the Canadian national netball championships held at Burnaby Mountain Secondary over the May long weekend. B.C. went on to win gold in both the open and under-23 women’s divisions.

B.C. wins netball gold BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR tberridge@royalcityrecord.com

British Columbia won its third open national women’s netball title in four years at Burnaby Mountain Secondary School over the May long weekend. Team B.C. won the open women’s title by a narrow 39-35 score over Ontario in the championship final on Sunday. Quebec took the bronze medal. B.C.’s junior team won its fourth consecutive gold, beating Team Alberta 41-32 in the u-23 final. Ontario finished third overall, downing Quebec 52-36 in the consolation final. Ontario defeated Alberta 52-45 to win the u-18 division title. B.C.’s u-18 team took the bronze medal following a 43-25 loss to Alberta in the playoff match.

Burnaby’s Sabrina Versteeg, Shawnette Cockburn, Ashley Joe and Amonda Francis were all named to the Canadian national team following the championships. All four Burnaby athletes will join the Canadian national women’s team which will take part in the America’s championship world netball qualifying tournament in St. Lucia in July. The top two teams will qualify for the upcoming world championships to be held in Singapore in 2011. B.C. easily won the open women’s round robin pool, defeating Ontario 52-33 and Quebec 50-29 to earn a berth into the final. In preliminary u-23 play, B.C. more than doubled Alberta 53-22 before coasting by Ontario 57-22 and Quebec 54-34. In u-18 round robin play, Team B.C. fell to both Alberta and Ontario.

A standing-room-only crowd of more than 10,000 fans watched their Stony Brook Seawolves give No. 1 University of Virginia all it could handle in NCAA Division I field lacrosse Saturday. Stony Brook, behind a two-goal performance from America East player of the year Kevin Crowley, lost 10-9 to the favoured Virginia Cavaliers in the second round of the NCAA national championships Sunday. With his two goals, Crowley, the No. 1 draft pick of the Western Lacrosse Association Burnaby Lakers, set a new school record of 51 goals in a single season. Stony Brook teammate Kyle Belton also scored a pair of goals for the eighthranked Seawolves. Crowley helped Stony Brook get on the board, setting up teammate Jared LeVerne in transition to tie the score 1-1 early in the game. But Virginia answered with four straight counters to take a four-goal advantage. However, the Seawolves fought back and drew even at 5-5 in the third quarter, when Crowley took a pass from junior teammate Jordan McBride and scored from directly out in front. Crowley scored his second of the game in the final quarter, tying the contest at 8-8 before Virginia again answered with back-toback markers in the final five minutes of play. “I’m so proud of these guys,” said Seawolves head coach Rick Sowell in a school press release. “We had a goal a year ago and accomplished that and then some. I was confident that our guys would show up and play, and they did that. This was one heck of a journey.” Crowley finished third in the nation in NCAA Div. I scoring with 51 goals. He was also third overall, averaging three goals per game and 4.53 points per outing, which tied him with former New Westminster junior A teammate Curtis Dickson at the University of Delaware.


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Spartans post PBs at Jr. O

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Royal City best-ever at Junior Olympics Royal City Track posted its most successful result ever at the South Fraser Junior Olympics track meet last weekend. The New Westminster club won 19 medals and claimed another 28 top10 finishes at the junior development meet for athletes nine to 13 years of age at Bear Creek Park. Shianna Lowka won the nine-year-old girls’ division in high jump, long jump and shot put. Nine-year-old Maxwell Jones won the 100 metres and was third in the 60m sprint. He also placed fourth in the long jump. Alex Lazecki, also nine, won the high jump and was fourth in the 800m. Lazecki, Jones and Ryan Jensen won gold in the 400m sprint relay. Shea Jobson-Stier, 13, was runner-up in the metric mile and fourth at 800m. Kieran Isbister won a pair of medals. Fraser Stewart-Barnett,

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Blowing bubbles: Lindsey Clarke of the Hyack Swim Club, makes the turn in the 200-metre backstroke at the Hyack Festival Youth Cup swim meet at the Canada Games Pool in New Westminster Sunday.

The New West Spartans had some solid performances at the Junior Olympics in Surrey last weekend. Jemal Reta, 13, knocked seven seconds off his personal-best in the 800 metres, posting a 2:19.43 time. Samantha Page, 12, was second in the long jump with a PB leap of 4.31m. Page also placed third in the 100m. Nina Schultz won the triple jump with a best-ever 8.97-m leap. She was also second in the high jump and third in the shot put. Tyler Kattler, 11, won his first-ever gold, taking the long jump with a personal-best 2.78-m effort. Kattler also placed fourth in the high jump. Devin Strome was second in both the 10-year-old girls’ long and high jump. Her 3.17-m effort in the long jump was a personal best. Newcomer Olga Radivojevic had a successful debut in the triple jump, finishing eighth. Earlier in the month, Spartan athletes placed well amongst at Simon Fraser University’s inaugural Emilie Mondor Invitational meet. Damanpreet Rai leaped a personal-best 5.28m to finish runner-up in the women’s long jump. Rai was also fourth in the 100-m hurdles. Douglas College sprinter Shola Olundeyon placed fourth and sixth in the 100m and 200m, respectively. Brandon Jones finished third in the 5,000m. In field events, Spartan athlete Mihalilo Stefanovic had a personal best 5.25m in the long jump and 10.98m in the triple jump.

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The Lower Mainland Baseball Association collected more than $6,500 in donations from its Mother’s Day fundraising weekend benefiting cancer research. All 16 league games featured pink wooden bats supplied by Merv Sandrel, owner of Ball Park Sports. The Canadian Cancer Society provided a website, banners and pledge forms, while the 500-plus association players collected the donations. Delta Community Television even telecast a game between the Burnaby Brewers

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INDEX

Change your life today

Community Notices ....................................1000 Announcements ...............................................1119 Employment..........................................................1200 Education .................................................................1400 Special Occasions...........................................1600 Marketplace ..........................................................2000 Children ......................................................................3000 Pets & Livestock ...............................................3500 Health............................................................................4000 Travel & Recreation ......................................4500 Business & Finance .......................................5000 Legals ............................................................................5500 Real Estate ..............................................................6000 Rentals .........................................................................6500 Personals ...................................................................7000 Service Directory .............................................8000 Transportation ....................................................9000

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES

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The Burnaby Now & New West Record will be running a special section for Grads of all ages and we’d like to include as many graduates as we possibly can. Send us the name of the grad, their school graduating photo and include a brief message of congratulations and who it’s from.

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EDUCATION

FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES – ONLY $66! Burnaby: June 12 or July 4 Vancouver: Every Sat, Sun & Mon Also Coq • Sry • Rcmd • M.Ridge Health Inspector Instructors! ADVANCE Hospitality Education BC’s #1 Foodsafe Choice

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FOODSAFE

CERTIFIED COURSE Best Price - only $59! • Surrey (SFU Campus) • New West (Douglas College) • Vancouver (Van. Ed. Centre) Phone: 604-534-5339 www.foodsafenow.com

Personal Trainer Certification

Earn up to $70/hr as a Personal Trainer. Government Financial Aid may be available. 604-930-8377 Hilltop Academy

It Just Makes Sense Winner of the 2009 New Westminste

r Business Excellence Award!

Practical Nursing:

Evening Classes Available Career Opportunities: Practical Nurse

FREE

Biology 12 Upgrading

*Some conditions may apply.

Home Support Worker/Resident Care Attendant: Evening Classes Available Career Opportunities: Care Aide, Home Support,

Long Term Care Aide

Early Childhood Education:

Career Opportunities: Early Childhood Educator, Child Care Supervisor, Child Care Centre Director

Tourism & Hospitality Management: Career Opportunities: Food and Beverage

h “Train Wit ST E G BC’s LAR er!” in Career Tra

Management, Resort Management, Hospitality Sales and Marketing, Convention Management and Service

Administrative Assistant/Legal Secretary: Career Opportunities: Legal Administration, Litigation Secretary, Real Estate Secretary, Conveyance Clerk

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Residential Care Aide and/or Home Support Worker Program. Funding may be available.

or visit us online @ www.sprottshaw.com *Not all programs available at all campuses • Conditions Apply

EXCLUSIVE FINNING/CATERPILLAR Heavy Equipment Service Training at GPRC Fairview Campus. Grade 12 diploma and mechanical aptitude required. $1000. bonus on first day of school. Write all 4 years apprenticeship exam. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview. LEARN SUSTAINABLE BUILDING. Timber frame, log, straw bale and stackwallbuilding, portable sawmilling. Workshops start August 9. GPRC Fairview CollegeCampus. Fairview, Alberta. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview

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Career Services/ Job Search

APARTMENT/CONDOMINIUM MANAGERS (CRM) home study course.Many jobs registered with us across Canada! Thousands of grads working! Government certified. 30 years of success! www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-665-8339, 604-681-5456 FLEXIBLE, ONLINE WEB DESIGN COURSES. Beginner or advanced, College accredited curriculum. Learn from home while you build your online business and design skills. Visit: www.ibde.ca to apply! INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL Train on Full-Size Excavators, Dozers, Graders, Loaders, Pertinent Oil Field Tickets, Provincially Certified Instructors, Government Accredited. Job Placement assistance. www.iheschool.com 1-866-399-3853 LEARN SUSTAINABLE BUILDING. Timber frame, log, straw bale and stackwallbuilding, portable sawmilling. Workshops start August 9. GPRC Fairview CollegeCampus. Fairview, Alberta. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview.

PHARMACY TECH Trainees Needed!

Retail Pharmacies & Hospitals need trained Tech & Assistants. No Experience? Need Training? Training & Job Placement available. 1-888-748-413 TRAIN TO be a MEDICAL LAB ASSISTANT. The Healthcare industry needs YOU! MTI Community College www.mticc.com, (1) 604-310-2684. LOVE YOUR JOB!

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Driving Lessons

AFFORDABLE DRIVING LESSONS!!! Class 5 & 7 Spec. Promo: $25 each for first 2 lessons! Door to door service. Gov’t Lic. Instructor. Metropolis Driving School 604 518 7949 or visit: www. metropolisdriving.com

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Music/Theatre/ Dance

GUITAR LESSONS. Have fun & learn to play! 20 year experience. First lesson free! 604-862-1270

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Tutoring Services

TUTOR DOCTOR BURNABY/ NEW WEST In-Home Tutoring for All Ages and Subjects. Experienced & Qualified Tutors. 778.552.5262 jmeyer@tutordoctor.com www.tutordoctorca.com/tricities

EMPLOYMENT

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Career Opportunities

EPCOR REQUIRES LEADERS with a background in water/ wastewater, and engineering, operations or finance to lead community operations in Strathmore, Canmore and Port Hardy. EPCOR employees enjoy many benefits including competitive salary, annual incentive program, flexible benefits, personal days, career development, employer matched savings and pension plans, and much more. For more information, see www.epcor.ca/ careers.

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General Employment

Personal Trainer Certification Earn up to $70/hr as a Personal Trainer. Government Financial Aid may be avail. 604-930-8377 See our ad in todays paper under Education.

Immediate openings

Flexible schedules, $16.25 baseappt, conditions apply, no exp necessary will train. call now, (604) 678-1065 or www.summeropenings.ca/mv

for rapidly expanding transportation co. taking on new contracts & need to expand our fleet. Owners with no trailers are welcome as well! Looking for teams & singles. Call 604 598-3498 Fax 604 598-3497 or email chris@synergytruckingltd.com

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General Employment

COURIER JOB P/T Car is Provided

Our New Westminster office requires a reliable messenger with good driving skills for the delivery of documents to law firms. No evenings or weekends. 8:30 am to approx 2:30 pm, Mon to Fri. $11 per hour. Fax resume Attn: Shelley Porter, West Coast Title Search 604 525-2593. For more info www.wcts.com

METROPOLITAN Acupuncture Clinic in Burnaby req’s Natural Healing Practitioner. Completion of college, 2, 3 years W/Ex, Meridian massage skill, Korean req’d. $21/hour. 40 hr/week. Fax: 604-568-1038 sngch24@gmail.com

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Looking for:

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Summer Work

Drivers

❏ 10 Company Drivers for City Runs, Day & Night. ❏ 10 Company Drivers for BC & AB Runs. Please fax resume and Commercial “N” Print Abstract to 604.214.3172

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Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. If you’ve been looking for a home-based opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work. Qualified applicants receive training, support and monthly remuneration. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca

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Home Support

LIVE-IN CAREGIVER needed to care for Elderly person in Parkcrest area. Handling medication, light housekeeping & shopping duties req. Must speak english & have drivers license. 604-294-8500

Canwest Community Publishing makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email inquiries@bbbvan.org and they will investigate.

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TILESETTERS WANTED

for RNR Tile & Stone Ltd. in Burnaby to install tiles, set tiles in position, straighten tiles and cut and fit tiles for various projects in Lower Mainland, BC. Some High School plus 3 years or more experience in tilesetting and basic English required. Rate: $21.00 to $27.00 per hour, 40 hours per week, 10 days paid vacation.

Fax 604-415-9181 or email: rnrtileandstone@telus.net

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• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certified & experienced • Union Wages & Benefits Apply in person 19689 Telegraph Trail, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene.hibbs@shawbiz.ca

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A30 • Wednesday, May 26, 2010 • The Record

FEATURED EMPLOYMENT GARAGE SALES COMMERCIAL PROJECT MANAGERS A medium sized BC based Mechanical company is accepting applications for Commercial Project Managers. The candidate will have 5 or more years managing full mechanical projects in the $1-5M range. Preference is given to candidates with Gold Seal Project Management Certification in the plumbing/mechanical field. Wages and benefits negotiated based on experience. Fax applications to 604-892-3070 or email: info@pipelinemechanicalinc.com

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A medium sized BC based Mechanical company is accepting applications for Field Superintendents. The candidates will have 7 or more years managing mechanical projects in the $1-5M range with a variety of technical applications. The applicant must have a Red Seal journeyman ticket and B fitters license with preference given to Gold Seal certification. Wages and benefits negotiated based on experience. Fax applications to 604-892-3070 or email: info@pipelinemechanicalinc.com

GREENTREE VILLAGE Huge COMPLEX Sale!

Saturday Only May 29th ★10am to 3pm 3791 Garden Grove, Bby • Bring Your Own Bags! • Burnaby Firefighters Charity Food at the Park! BURNABY, NORTH

'CAR TRUNK SALE'

At Holy Cross Parish at 1450 Delta Ave, Burnaby Saturday, May 29th From 10am until 3pm To book a $12 parking stall:

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BURNABY, SOUTH

Big Multi-Family Sale

APPLY ONLINE NOW FOR

EXCITING SUMMER JOBS AT THE FAIR AT THE PNE

Join The Fair at the PNE—the biggest event in BC —from August 21 to September 6. As BC’s largest employer of youth, the Pacific National Exhibition provides excellent summer work experience and valuable guest service training. We are also seeking enthusiastic and energetic adults 19+ to join our team!

Check out our opportunities at www.pne.ca POSITIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE IN: First Aid • Security • Lottery Vendor Casino Wheels Attendant • Washroom Attendant • Night Sweeper

Sales & Client Services Representative Are you an energetic, goal oriented team player looking for a full time opportunity to utilize your sales and customer relationship skills? The Real Estate Weekly is THE real estate resource in print for the Lower Mainland! We produce 14 publications weekly and are currently seeking a self motivated, high energy, detailed sales and service professional to add to our team. Responsibilities: • Inside and outside sales and support • Building and maintaining sales relationships with realtors, realty offices and home services clients • Assist in developing client marketing plans • Maximizing sales volumes within a defined territory Qualifications: • Sales experience required • Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills • Detailed oriented • Confident, friendly people person who can establish and maintain solid relationships • Ability to multitask in a deadline driven environment while keeping a positive attitude • Quick solution driven thinker, fast learner and problem solver • Media experience and/or layout and design experience an asset

A car and valid driver’s license are required for this position. If this opportunity describes you and what you are looking for, we look forward to meeting you!

Please submit your resume via email: hr@rew.ca Via mail: Real Estate Weekly Sales Representative 3355 Grandview Hwy, Vancouver, BC V5M 1Z5

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MEGA JOB FAIR MEGA JOB FAIR THURSDAY, JULY 8th, 2010 THURSDAY, JULY 8th, 2010 North Surrey Recreation Centre 10275 - 135th Street North 10:00 Surreyam Recreation - 5:00 pmCentre

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Mega Job Fair! Contact: renu.gambhir@pics.bc.ca

Do you need to advertise your Daycare or Preschool ?

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'Kids on the Go' Feature runs once a month... in The Burnaby Now & The New West Record To place an ad or for more info please call

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CARE SOLUTIONS INC. Professionally screened Nannies & Caregivers. pt/ft 604-682-4688

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Indoors on Saturday

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9:30 am to 2 pm 4585 Albert Street next to McGill Library (604) 294 -1936 Free Admission Something for Everyone

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ANTIQUE SHOW Sat., June 5

th

7:30-9:00 a.m. $10 Early Bird 9am-5pm $1.50 Reg. Admission VENDORS WANTED

Tables: only $3000 703 Terminal Ave., Vancouver Info: 604-685-8843

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Tools, Bikes, Garden, Furniture & MUCH MORE!

Saturday, May 29 – 9 am – 2 pm AG Hair Cosmetics Head Office 3765 William Street, Burnaby

7283 Nelson Avenue

Before & After School Care Grades 1-4 Openings

(corner Keith & Gilley)

Enormous Parking Lot Fundraiser Sale

Industrial, Construction, Forklifts, Farm & Turf Equip., Crane Trucks, Trailers, Lumber, Boats and etc. Cars & Trucks 9 a.m. Start!!! FEAT: Civil Construction Equip. – Trailers, Negative Air Fans, Tools, etc. + Woodworking Shop.

1000 lots of tools

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Furniture

BEST Deal Restwell Matt Sets. Full wrty, Dble $319. Queen $339 King $559. Will deliver. 722-3636 Coffee Table, 45' long, 23.5 'wide, 16' tall, glass, slides & horizontal. $45. Danish style table, 4ft 7 ' long, 30.5' wide, 29' high, 2 x 13inch leaves, tile design in the middle. $195 Mt Pleasant area, Van, 604-875-8055

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NEW NORWOOD SAWMILLS LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cyclesawing increases efficiency up to 40%. www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 400OT - FREE Information: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT

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Machinery & Tools

ESTATE SALE JD 9450 combine, 598 hours, $88,000.; MF 8160 FWA tractor180 hp, duals, 503 original hours, shedded, premium $67,000. Email: edprodaniukauctions@yahoo.ca, Edmonton, Alberta.

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Childcare Wanted

Flexible 4 days per wk, Hours: 2:30pm to 6pm. Valid DL req’d. For 8yr old boy & 6 yr old girl. Starting Sept 2010. References Required. Salary Negotiable. Please Email Resume: sanjaysharma@shaw.ca or call 778-833-2294 Deadline: May 31st, 2010

Are you recruiting?

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GIGANTIC SALE Saturday & Sunday May 29 & 30 ★ 9 to 2 6096 Keith St

Up to 70% OFF AG Hair Cosmetics & Please Mum Kid’s Clothes! Plus browse through a parking lot full of kitchen and houseware items, CDs/DVDs, electronics, toys, antiques and furniture and books. Shop our selection of stage costumes, fashion show dresses, wigs, bags & accessories All proceeds will support Carli’s Kids, a charity started by a young Vancouver woman to save African street children from abuse, starvation and a lack of education. Visit www.carliskids.com for more info.

AUCTIONS

Boundary/22nd area, 604-771-1871

GRANDMOTHER WILL care for your infant or toddler in my New West home. Linda 778-888-4977

★ Weather Permitting ★ 7406 Imperial St., Bby Collectibles, small appl., tools, good china, books, tapes.

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CHILDCARE, FLEXIBLE hours, Spanish classes & cooking,

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Call to register your company and reach over 8000 Job Seekers at our one day MegatoJob Fair! your company and reach Call register Contact: over 8000renu.gambhir@pics.bc.ca Job Seekers at our one day

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Banana’s Daycare Exp. Childcare, F/T or permanet part-time, 0-5yrs. 604 526-2490

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10275 - 135th Street 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Childcare Available

Sat/Sun, May 29th & 30th From 9am - 3pm

South Burnaby

• Ages 2½ - 6 Years Old • Preschool & Kindergarten • Full Montessori Curriculum

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Summer Program & Sept

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FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, $2000 each. ready now! 604-817-5957

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LAB PUPS CKC Reg’d Yellows & Blacks Good Temp. Shots & Tattooed. $750. 604-377-0820

KATISSA POULTRY Non medicated, all vegetable feed, no animal by products, grown and sold on the farm. Fully Processed, Fresh Ready for roasting. For prices & details see www.specialtychicken.com Cloverdale area, 604 541-0007

Here's How It Works: Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a Sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers Sudoku puzzles are formatted as clues a 9x9already grid, broken into innine will appear by using the numeric provided the3x3 boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier1 itthrough gets to9solve boxes. To solve a Sudoku, the numbers mustthe fill puzzle! each

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Cares! LAB/RETRIEVER X, Young, adult female, Nellie needs a loving home! Shy around new people/situations, best suited adult-only, cat/dog free home, Loves long leashed walks or a rural home. Vanc. Animal Shelter 1280 Raymur Ave, 604-871-6885 LABS YELLOW PB Vet checked, 1st shots dewormed. 3 female. May 30. $550. 604 537-5063 PB BLUENOSE Pit Bull pup’s for sale. 4 left - $1000 - $2000. Ph Tim 604-557-8359

BORDER COLLIE X, adorable, 8weeks, farm raised, M/F, $300 604-794-3104, not Sundays, Chwk

SHARPEI IN Coquitlam is looking for good home, very healthy and great with people. Must go through Sharpei rescue for an application.

The Burnaby Now and New West Record have partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to finding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.

Sheltie Pups. Reg’d, shots, tattooed, dewormed, m/f, healthly, friendly, $950. 604-526-9943

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4060

Metaphysical

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4530

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4530-10

46. Low, ebb and high

Okanagan/ Interior

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4530-17

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5075

Mortgages

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5017

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5017

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A32 • Wednesday, May 26, 2010 • The Record

REAL ESTATE RENTALS

6002

6020

Agents

NEED A MORTGAGE 1st and 2nd Mortgages, Self Employed, Refinancing, Forclosures, Low Rates. 604-629-8628 www.MazumaCapital.ca

Houses - Sale

6020-01

Real Estate

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6010

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

Duplexes - Sale

CENTRAL BBY DUPLEXES, 5681-83 Camino Crt. Each side 2332 sqft, 5 BR, 3 baths, 2 kitchens, 2 w/d’s, 2 balc, Asking $538,888 ea side. 604-889-4740

6020

6020-14

Houses - Sale

6020-01

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Langley/ Aldergrove

LANGLEY, CEDAR Ridge, 20856 43 Ave. Sun: 12-4pm. 3 BR rancher, 1770 sf, 7500 sf lot. By owner. $600,000. 604-532-8434

$99 can sell your home 574-5243 Abbotsford beautifully updated end unit 1250sf 3br 2ba thse $239,900 504-1551 id5107 Delta Open House Sun 2-4, #111 11816-88 Ave Kennedy Hts updated 920sf 2br condo, laundry, pool, $172,900 306-0406 id5121 Port Moody Suter Brook Village top floor 710sf 1br condo $359,900 313-1480 id5083 Surrey Newton completely reno’d 1100sf 2 br townhouse $172,900 562-2977 id4773 Sry Fleetwood 3260sf 3or4br 2.5ba, 17192sf lot, triple garage $725K 599-7009 id5093 Sry Cedar Hills 2235sf 4/5br 2ba home w/suite, Fab views $459K 951-9104 id5119 Sry Cloverdale spotless 1462sf 3br+den 2.5ba Tnhse $339,900 778-571-0757 id5120

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6025

Industrial/ Commercial

SURREY, Central City. Only $725,000! Rare high exposure commercial with high density “Downtown” designation. Floor Area Ratio is 3.5. Approx. 15,790 sq ft. 2 lots 123’ x 128’. Only $13.12 per buildable sq ft. Recent appraisal for $828,000. Call Ben Gauer, Royal LePage Ben Gauer & Associates, 604-644-0273 or 604-581-3838.

6030

Lots & Acreage

N. WEST. All services paid, inclds u/grd electrical, DCC’s, survey & eng’ng report. 33’ x 130’ lot. No GST. $339,000. 604-726-0677. usellahome.com ● ID # 4711

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6020-14

2BR 2BATH newer condo @ ACCESS bldg near Gateway stn, gym, 1 prkg, storage. $1150 N/P N/S avail IMMED 604-377-3267 SALISBURY APARTMENT 7111 Salisbury Ave Bby Highgate 1 & 2 BR rent incl heat & hot water. NS/NP 604-526-5584 SALISBURY PLACE 7272 Salisbury Ave Bby Highgate 1 BR incl heat & hot water. N/S & N/P. Call 604-524-4720 NEW WEST 1 - 2 BR apt, nr Douglas Coll & skytrn, balc, n/p, n/s, n/d, $680 & up. 604-839-8156. BBY 1 BR apt nr Metrotown & skytrain, n/p, n/s, n/d, $730 & up. 604-908-8981

BBY, METROTOWN. 1 BR, large balc. $850/mo. Ns/np. Refs req’d. 604-562-5281 or 604-501-0083

BBY METROTOWN 6660 Telford Ave: 1 BR’s, $825-$850 rent incls heat, h/water, u/g prkg, bldg laundry. N/S, N/P. 778 995-1404 Burnaby

Luxury VIEW Condo at OMA

2 BR, 2 bath, s/steel appls, granite countertops, in-ste W/D, sec’d u/grnd prkg. Use of great amenities; pool, sauna, gym. $1650/mo + ults. Avail June 1. View by appt • 604-694-6157

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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**RENT to OWN** Townhouses & Homes in Langley/Surrey Small downpayment required. Poor Credit Okay 604-857-3597 604-418-3162

Apt/Condos

BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR corner unit, $855 incl heat & h/w. ns/np, Newly reno’d. U/grd prkg. storage, May 15/Jun 1. 604-779-3882

Real Estate

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6508

6052

Real Estate Investment

NANAIMO, 7YR old home w/2 sep suites. 5 bdrm, 5 min to dwntwn, 2x6 const, 9appl, lots of prkg, priced to sell $349,000. Call 250-716-2171 or 250-741-1950 ★ RENT TO OWN! ★ If you have a small down payment, I have a nice home for you! Less then perfect credit OK. Call Pat 778-782-0872

Langley/Aldergrove

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27021-24th Ave, Aldergrove $718,000

Reduced Price to the Current Assessed Value No Real Estate Fees

Gorgeous 5,300 sq. ft. custom built home with a finished basement & in-law suite. Open A must see! design,very functional,greatfor entertaining family & friends. Close to all amenities,5 minutes to the USA. Too many features to list! You won’t be disappointed.

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AMBER (W)

401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

office: 604 939-2136 cell: 604 805-9490

6508

BBY NR Lougheed skytrain, 2 BR, 1.5 baths, 888 sqft, 6 appls, u/g prkg, indoor pool & gym, tennis court, rec rm, storage, great view, n/s, n/p, Avail Jun 1. $1200. 604-524-4343 COQ 561 Cottonwood Ave 1 BR $700, 2 br $850 & $900. Nr SFU/ schls, mall, bus. Incls h/w, heat & u/g pkg. N/P. 604-773-6467

COQ, BLUE Mtn/Howie. 1 BR, $750/mo, g/lvl. U/g prkg. N/s. Nr Skytrain. Immed. 1-250-809-7532 COQ DELUXE 1 BR & Den in Bosa Westwood Village, granite, hrdwd & tile. Avail now. $1050/mo incls parking & storage. N/S. Dirk 604-612-9032 or 604-294-9263 COQ. NEAR Blue Mountain, 1 br incld heat, avail June 1, $780/mo, ns, np, 604-723-6907 ROYAL VIEW APTS 5140 Sanders, Burnaby. 1 BR. Updated & well managed. By Metrotown. N/P. 604 430-0630

CALYPSO COURT

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

office: 604 939-4903 cell: 778-229-1358

50% OFF 1st month’s rent

1021 HOWAY ST. NEW WESTMINSTER

11Bdrm Bdrm 820 $ 2Include Bdrms 959 heat,from hot water, $ $799 from

50% OFF 1st month for 2 bdrm suites

D/W, gym & visual intercom. Include heat, hot water, U/G parking & storage avail. D/W, gym & visual intercom. U/GNear parking & storage avail. transit/Skytrain Near&transit/Skytrain shopping. & shopping.

6508

Apt/Condos

POCO, 1 BR Apt, in very quiet 6 unit bldg, shared laundry, $800 incls heat & light. June 1. N/P. 604-941-4877 or 604-240-2562 NEW WEST Bach, 1 BR & 2BR starting at $650 avail June 1st. Quay Pacific Property Mgmt Ltd 604-521-0876 ext 29

Port Moody − Glenayre

200 Westhill Place Totally reno’d 1 BR, top flr. Pool and weight room. $800 incls heat and hot water. Quiet area. N/S & N/P.

ACD Realty 604 521-0311 pager 604 252-4424 view @www.acdrealty.com

COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

CALL 604 519-1095 Professionally Managed by Colliers International

EL PRESIDENTE

220 7th St, New West 1 BR $700. 2 BR $850. Rent incls heat & hot water, reno’d suites with big patios. By shops, banks, skytrain & college. U/grd prkg available. Call 604 519-1382

JUNIPER COURT

Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

415 Westview St, Coq

1300 King Albert, Coq

Apartments

ROTARY TOWER 25 Clute St, New West

Age 55 or over. Beautiful view. Bach high rise apt. Close to trans & shopping. Rent incl all utils. Refs req. Contact Ana Cell: 778-859-0798 Bayside Property Services Ltd.

office: 604 937-7343 cell: 778 848-5993

Middlegate Manor By Highgate Mall in Burnaby

1 BR $780 and 2 BR $950. Spacious, modern, clean quiet bldg. Rent incl heat, hot water, basic cable & prkg. Cats ok.

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

office: 604 463-0857 cell: 604 375-1768

Call Dan 604 728-2086

NEW WEST

St Andrews Street 1 BR Apt, Large balcony, updated, nr transit & amens, available June 1, small pet ok with pet deposit.

MONTECITO TOWERS

Call 604.931.6408

Call 604-540-9300

www.montecitotowers.com

700 PARK CRESCENT

VILLA MARGARETA

BONSOR APTS

Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.

Renovated high rise, Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available, concrete building. Very close to Metrotown, skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Reference required.

1 BR from $775. 2 BR $950.

NEW WESTMINSTER

2 BDRM Garden Apt. Adult friendly building. Inste laundry, visual intercom, gated parking. Near shops & bus. No pets. Includes hotwater & storage.

Call 604-306-3909

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910 St. Andrews Street, New Westminster Bach fr $700. Lrg 1 BR fr $750 Rent includes heat. Reno’d, new paint, hardwood floors. Cat ok. Seniors special.

Danny 604 728-2086

6510

Co-ops

ARBORETUM HOUSING Co-op located in Guildford Area. Spacious Townhouses, w/d hook up, d/w, f/p, 1 parking stall, 3 BR Townhouse $975mo + utils. - Share purchase $1900. No Subsidy. N/P. Call between 10am - 9pm, 604 582-9520

(Coquitlam Centre area) 1 BR & Bachelor Apt, 3 appls, incls heat & hot water, bldg laundry room on each flr. Sorry no pets. Call 604 942-2012

1 BR apartment suites. Includes heat, h/w & cable. U/grd parking avail. No pets. Call 604-521-2866 or 604-619-5323

Coquitlam

St. Andrews Court

office: 604 936-1225

KING ALBERT COURT

CASEY STREET

Fifth Ave, New West 1 BR $715. 2 BR $895. Lrg, bright, well maint bldg. Rent includes heat, hot water & cable. N/P. Central New West.

NEW WEST. Reno’d Bach & 1 BR apt suites. From $675-$785/mo. Avail now. Ns/np. 604-724-8353

Queens Avenue

CARM-ELLE APARTMENTS

Call 604 339-2316

CANTERBURY COURT

Apt/Condos

3 BR Townhouse, $1218 includes heat & hot water, w/d hookup & common laundry & u/grd prkg. $1200 share purchase.

office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261

325 Casey St, Coquitlam Large 1 BR Apt, $760 incls heat, hot water, cable & secure u/grd prkg. Clean, quiet, adult oriented building. Small pets ok. View by appt.

NEW WEST, Sapperton heritage bldg. Bright 2 BR, top flr. Laundry fac. Nr Skytrain & RCH. $995/mo + utils. June 1st. 604-828-5309

6508

RIVERS INLET

office: 604 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789

CASEY MANOR

Apt/Condos

Managed by Colliers International

Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.

815 - 5th Ave, New West

6508

Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.

1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

ARBOUR GREENE Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.

Apt/Condos

320-9th St, New West

CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

GARDEN VILLA 1010 6th Ave, New West

1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.

99-7360 Halifax St, Bby Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR

136 10th St, New West

Email for application quacoop@gmail.com

6540

Houses - Rent

BBY, Capital Hill. Large 2 BR, 2 levels, 1.5 baths. 2 gas f/ps, 5 appl. D/rm, huge rec room. Lots of storage. Yard incl veggie garden. Quiet area. Near trails. Great mountain & city views! $2,100/mo + utils. June 1st. 604-612-7255 COQ, CENTRAL. 2 flrs, 3 BR & Den, fam room, 2 bath, appls, 2 f/p, deck, carport. N/S. $1500/mo. Avail Jun 1. 604-937-3534 MAPLE RIDGE, Albion area, 5BR, 2BR, large lot, d/w, w/d, f/p, well maintained, $1300 + util, avail June 1st, 604-303-7226

N.WEST 10th ST, 3 BR + den, upr ste, share w/d, $1500 + util, Immed. N/s, N/p. Nr schl/bus/ park/shop. 604-436-9013 aft 6pm POCO 4 BR, 2 ba, 2 liv rms, D/W, W/D, 2 gas f/p. $1700 incls utils. Ns/Np, immed. 778-245-8016

604 420-5636

Contact Natalie 778-230-9037 or

Bayside Property Services Ltd., Office: 604-432-7774 for more info & to view

CALL 604 715-7764 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

NEW & RENO’D APARTMENTS

Family Living

7155 Hall Road, Surrey (King George & 72 Avenue) SURREY • NEWTON

WHITGIFT GARDENS

★ Move in Bonus ★

1 BR, (80% adult bldg), $750. 2 BR fr $895. 3 BR fr $1100.

Large 1 BR & 2 BR

●spacious apartments ●heat, h/w, prkg, indoor pool ●ball court, daycare available ●near skytrain, shopping and kids park. Sorry no pets.

New building has electric heat, wood laminate floors & carpet. Some 1 BR have electric f/p. Close to wave pool, arena and rec centre. Quiet Pets Welcome.

604 939-0944

Call 604 596-5643

PT COQ. 3 BR, 2 flrs. 5 appl, c/port, big f/yrd. Ns/np. $1500/mo + util. July 1st. 604-945-1875 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification - Low Down CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town, close to shops & schools................ $888/M VANCOUVER – 558 Taylor St, 1 bdrm + den, 2 level TOWNHOME, nr GM Place, 1.5% Finance $988/M PITT MEADOWS -11860 Springdale Dr. 4 Bdrm, 3 Bath FAMILY HOUSE Appliances, huge family room, f/p, fully fenced back yard, garage, close to West Coast Express, Schools & shops..............$1988/M CLOVERDALE – 6965 - 192nd St, 6 bdrms, 5 baths NEW HOUSE with 3 suites + BIG income potential, all new appliance, w/d, f/p ....$2,688/M

Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

6450

Miscellaneous Rentals

GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster CALL 604 723-8215

6508

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

Apt/Condos

Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained

Surrey Gardens Apartments for your new one bedroom home www.GreatApartments.ca It’sFrom time to$690.00 discover

Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets

Call for details! 604-589-7040

1MONTH FREE*

6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-10

North Burnaby

Lrg 1 BR to shr in Clean Bright house, View, 1 blk to bus, $500 incls all, fem pref, 778-668-7181

Rentals

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6602

Suites/Partial Houses

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY 1 BR & 2 BR g/lvl stes in new home, incls utils, $700 & $900, Avail Now, Refs Req, NS/ NP. w/d, 604-518-1328

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY N. 2 BR grnd lev ste, avail June 1, N/s, N/p, $1100/mo incls hyd, cbl, lndry, net. 604-603-2381

BBY, BACHELOR suite, walk to Metrotown/skytrain. $575inc hyd. Avail now. N/S/np. 604-434-5310

BBY, EAST. 2 BR, f/bath. Ns/np. $900/mo includes hydro. Immed. Near bus/schools. 604-777-2038

BBY, Deer Lake. 2 BR, partially furnished ste, sh’d w/d, carport. $995/mo incl utils. Suits 2, n/s, n/p. Avail now. 604-521-6120

BBY, EDMONDS. 1 BR, f/bath. Ns/np. $620/mo incl hydro/cable. Avail June 15. 778-397-6569

BBY DEER Lake spac 3 BR grd lvl, own wd, garage. NS/NP. Jun 1 1. $1100 + ½ utls. 604-524-0667 BBY, EAST. 1 BR, grd/level. Full bath. $700/mo incl cable & ’net. Near bus. Immed. 778-398-1111

6602

BBY, NORTH. 2 BR, upper, priv w/d, $1000/mo + util. 2 BR bsmt, priv w/d, $800/mo + util. Ns/np. June 1st. Near Brentwood Mall. 604-299-7887 or 604-644-1312

BBY S. Nice 2 BR bsmt ste, w/d & cable incl. $900 + 1/3 utils. June 1. ns/np. 604-521-2380 CAPITOL HILL big bright 1 br ste, lge yd, nice view, f/p, w/d, quiet, nr amens/bus. Av now. N/S, pet neg. $750 + 40% utils. 604-988-5501

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

COQ 2 BR ste, $950 incls utils, cls to sch & Lheed Mall, n/p, June 1, 604-931-1699, 778-230-1090 COQ CTR. New lrg Bach ste, nr bus. Utils & cable incl, no laundry. Suits 1. N/S, N/P & refs req. $700/mo. Jun 1. 604-944-1465 NW QUEENSBOURGH reno 1 BR bsmt June 1, $625 incl utils & cable. NS/NP. 604 861-2768 POCO 2 BR bsmt, ns/np, Jun 1, $800 incls utils, no w/d, 604-945-3476, 941-9702 aft 3pm POCO Brand New Bach ste, sep ent, w/d, sngle person, 685 sqft, n/s, n/p, $715. 778-242-3454

Suites/Partial Houses

6602

6605

Townhouses Rent

NEW WEST, Queensborogh. 2 BR, full bath. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $950/mo incl hydro/cable. Near Walmart & bus. Available June 1. 604-520-3398 or 778 988-8898

PITT MEADOWS 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, Rent geared to income, n/p, 604-465-4851

PT MDY. Bright 1 BR. Gas f/p, priv w/d. $800/mo incls all utils. Absolutely ns/np. 604-936-4815

TOWNHOMES Professionally managed family townhome complex on 28 acres located in beautiful Port Moody. Spacious 2 BR & 3 BR units, 5 appls, inste w/d, walk out bsmt, 1 parking. Cat friendly.

Townhouses Rent

6605

RIVERS INLET Townhouses

WOODLAND PARK

Contact 604 939-0221 woodland@rentmidwest.com

(Coquitlam Centre area)

2 BR townhouse 3 BR, 1.5 bath, townhse

BBY, METROTOWN. New 1 BR, f/bath. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $800/mo incl hydro. Immed. 604-377-8687

COQ 3121 Pattulo, 2 BR bsmt, full bath, own w/d, all appls. $995 incls utils. Pets ok. 2 mins to Coq Ctr. Avail May 25. 778-688-2594

POCO BRIGHT private 1 BR ste, lrg yard, own w/d, $725 incls utils. Suits mature n/s adult, n/p. Avail now. 604-299-5435

HOME SERVICES

8010

Alarm Services

8080

Electrical

8125

Gutters

8160

Sorry no pets.

Call 604 942-2012

604-463-7919 Systems Ltd.

8030

Carpentry

* RENOS * Bsmt refinish * Drywall * Bath Tiles * Windows * Doors * Stairs. Call Norm 604-437-1470

8055

Cleaning

#1 QUALITY Cleaning Service Homes & Business. Senior Disc. Low Rates. 604 724-8998

J & S CLEANING. Res/Comm. Move in / move out. 15% seniors’ discount. 5 years exp. Reliable & guaranteed work. Free estimates. 778-998-9127 or 778-239-9609

8060

Concrete

CONCRETE WORK of any kind. Third generation. Call Mike at 604-945-8717 cel 604-318-3649 DALL’ANTONIA CONCRETE Prompt, Professional, Family run 40+yrs. Seniors % 604 240-3408

8073

CHARLIE’S ELECTRIC Co. #94835 all electric needs, reas rates bonded WCB 778-888-4528

Drainage

Electrician Lic#95323, Bonded, Affordable Com/Res. No Job too small. 25yrs exp. 604 727-2306 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8087

Excavating

# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT

one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865

8090

Fencing/Gates

Timberland Forest Products 6x8 Fence Panels from $27, Siding, Decking, Roofing, Shed, Split Rail etc... We Install Cedar Fencing Free Estimates − Call Today 7753 Edmonds St, Burnaby Call 604 520-7792 THE FENCE GUY Insured B.C.T.Q Tradesmen 1994 Call Dave 604-781-9110

DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-294-5300 Mia Casa − Drain Tile/Sewer Line Water Line Repairs / Replacement & Cleaning. Vince 604-941-6060, Al 604-783-3142

8075

Drywall

ALL WORK GUARANTEED

J.A. CONSTRUCTION

Specializing in drywall & textured ceiling repairs, drywall finishing, stucco repairs, painting. Fully insured.

604-916-7729 JEFF

8080

Electrical

Nuphase Electric #103543 Insured, bonded, lic. electrical contractor. Installation, trouble shooting, service of electrical products. Res. & Comm. bldg. Guar work. Loves small jobs. Seniors Discount. 778-297-7257 info@nuphaseelectric.com

8105

Floor Covering

* Level Tile & Flooring * Tile - Hardwood - Carpet - Vinyl

40% OFF ALL OVERSTOCK ITEMS FREE grout on all tile work

604.568.TILE (8453)

Full Seamless Gutter Installation/Repairs Soffits All jobs Guaranteed. Fully insured/WCB covered Will beat any competitors price

604-439-9417 RAIN CENTRE LTD.

(since 1968) 4", 5" & 6 " continuous gutters Vinyl & aluminium siding soffits Install repairs & cleaning. Free Estimates 604 874-8158 Check us out with the BBB

Edgemont Gutters. Sales & Install 5’’ continuous gutter, minor repairs, cleaning. 604-420-4800 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George 778-859-7793 Steve’s Gutter Cleaning from $98. Repairs & power wash avail. Prompt. 604-524-0667, 782-5085

Lawn & Garden

Moving & Storage

8185

Floor Refinishing

HANDY ANDY Handyman services. Odd Jobs. (WHATEVER). 604-715-9011 HANDYMAN - framing, decks, tiles, hardwood, roof repair. Total additions & basements. Ken 778-773-6251 or 604-455-0740

8155

Landscaping

Prof. refinish, sanding from $2. installs. Dustless 604-219-6944 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

6602

★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Retaining walls, irrigation, paving, patios, fences, etc. 778-688-2444

8160

Lawn & Garden

Spring Services

FREE ESTIMATES • Lawn Maintenance • Fertilizing • Yard Clean-ups • Aeration • Pruning/Hedges • Power Raking • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs • Yearly Maintenance Programs •

45

$

From Been in business for over 10 years Packing, Office & Piano moving specialist

Free Est 604-779-6978 QUALITY PROPERTY CARE

Garden Rototilling Licenced for lawn Chaffer Beetle treatment. Tree services, stump grinding, lawn aeration, reseeding, lawn and garden installations.

Call: 778-885-6488 WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance Moves Seniors Discount www.affordablemoversbc.com

604-537-4140

#1 MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604 464-5872 AAA ADVANCE MOVING Experts in all kinds of Moving, Storage & Packing. Different from the Rest. 604-861-8885 AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620

POPEYE’S MOVING 604-783-6454 Vancouver 604-377-2503

A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302 Akasha Turf Grass Mngt complete lawn restoration, aeration & fert. Res/Comm. $79. 526-6305 Lawn Cut, Garden Design Hedge/Lawn Power Rake/ Aerate Quality/Low$. 778 241-9706

Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142 LAWNS CUT, yard and garden clean-up, hedge trim, aerating, power raking, rubbish removal & gutters cleaned. 604-773-0075 T. TRAN-604-723-2468 , pruning, lawn cuts, power raking, aerate, cleanup, re-seed, weeding, new soil top.. Reliable.

8185

Moving & Storage

B&Y MOVING

8193

Oil Tank Removal

STORMWORKS Oil Tank Removal Recommended Insured Reasonable Rates 604-724-3670

D&M PAINTING

Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate

604-724-3832

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

I LOVE MY HOME RENOVATIONS LTD Interior/exterior painting, power washing, tiling. Fully insured. Free estimates. Quality work guaranteed! 15% off with this coupon! Call James: 604-808-4288

Painting/ Wallpaper

8195

Kraft Painting & Decorating Residential, Commercial,Apartments EXPERTS OF:

Drywall Repair Repaint Texture Ceilings,Trim, Doors, Frames, Cabinets Walls & Floors, Colour Selection…etc. Special rates for ongoing maintenance painting.

CALL 310-JIMS (5467) www.jimsmowing.ca

Personals

DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, FREE CALLS.1-877-297-9883. Exchange voice messages, voice mailboxes.1-888-534-6984. Live adult casual conversations-1on1, 1-866-311-9640, Meet on chatlines. Local Single Ladies.1-877804-5381. (18+).

• Includes all Taxes • Licenced & Insured • Efficient & Reliable

604-708-8850

CareCoat Painting & Restoration Comm & Res. Interior & Exterior Free Est. ★ 778-839-3213

8220 BBM

CANSTAR PAINTING The Quality You Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ EXCELLENT PRICES ★ Free Est./Written Guarantee

No Hassle Quick Work Insured/WCB

778-997-9582

7291234

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS

J.van den Akker

Painting Contractor & Crew Quality Craftsmanship Reasonable Rates Free Estimate

Big Boss Mechanical

Renovations Big or Small. Water Lines without Digging Broken Water Mains & Sewer Mains. Hot water Tanks, Plugged Drains, Toilets, Tubs, Leaky Faucets & Broken Pipes.

★ Good Quality Service ★ Fully Licenced & WCB.

604 729-3864 778 928-9839

RED SEAL

Drainage & Plumbing Inc. Drain Tiles, Main Sewer Lines, Underground Video Inspection, Kitchen & Bathroom Sinks & Tubs, Plugged Drains, Toilets, Excavation Service, Broken Water Mains & Pipes, Dripping Taps

604-618-4988 778-836-5940

FAIRWAY PAINTING

Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates

Plumbing

PLUMBING & DRAINAGE

RUDI 604-939-0697 or 778-838-2666

A BETTER

PLUMBER

Better Quality, Better Service

8Plumbing 8Drain Cleaning 8Hot Water Tank Specials 8Seniors Discounts

436-1005

#1 IN RATES & SERVICE Licenced local plumber. Plug Drains, Reno’s 1-877-861-2423 CITY CTR PLUMBING Lic. 10% disc − all small jobs, faucets, toilets, sinks, etc. 604 562-4269

778-242-8910 PLUMBERS

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR PAINTING

Seniors 15% Disc • 27 Yrs Exp. • BBB Member WCB • 5 Year Guarantee • Free Est. Refs.

604 432-1857

or

604 773-7811

TOP PAINTING Res & Comm. Reasonable rates • Free Estimate Top Quality! Joe 604-782-1377 Good Day Painting Fully Insured, Quality Work, Res/Comm, No Payment till Job is Completed! Call Thomas 604 377-1338

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

8220

Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300 LICENSED PLUMBER & Gasfitter. BBQs, ranges, etc. Repairs, renos. VISA ok. 604-830-6617 PACIFIC ACE PLUMBING INC. •Repairs •Installation •Insured Free Est. Call • 778-836-8835

8225

Power Washing

Grant’s Home Maintenance Complete Pressure Washing: Roofs, Houses, Driveways, etc Gutter Cleaning & Repairs.

Residential & Strata Prompt Service. WCB Insured

604 936-2808

Plumbing

Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $50 ~

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY EDMONDS, 2 BR ste, new lam flrs, $850/mo incls utils, N/s, cat ok, June 1. 604-762-6205

1, 3, 5 or 7 Ton

FREE ESTIMATES

★ AMAZING TOUCH LAND’G ★ Paving, retaining walls, turfing, planting. Call 604-889-4083

SAME DAY SERVICE, FULLY INSURED

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

• Building Projects

Handyperson

leveltileandflooring.com

8110

• Residential and Commercial Lawn Maintenance • Power Raking • Yard Cleanup • Lawn Repairs • Gardening • Hedge Trimming • Tree Pruning

www.popeyesmovingbc.com

8130

7010

604-444-3000

1 to 3 Men

#1167 LIC Bonded. Expert trouble shooter, sm job specialist, reno’s, panel changes. 617-1774.

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE by Japanese College Masseuse. Private. Call Amy 604-909-9880

To place your ad call

AFFORDABLE MOVING

ALARM

Body Work

DENIED CANADA PENSION PLAN DISABILITY BENEFITS? The Disability Claims Advocacy Clinic can help. Call Allison Schmidt at 1-877-793-3222. www.dcac.ca

2 levels, 5 appls, carport.

BBY PARKCREST 1 BR bach g/l bright, partly furn, backyard, view, $700 incl util, June 1, n/s, n/p, nr skytrain, Suits 1. 604-294-8500

7005

604

RENTALS

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

10% Off with this Ad! Aman’s Plumbing Service, Lic. Gas Fitter, Reas. Rates. 778-895-2005

grantshomemaintenance@shaw.ca

Edgemont Building Maintenance. Power Washing, Window & Gutter Cleaning. 604-420-4800

Home Services

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A34 • Wednesday, May 26, 2010 • The Record

HOME SERVICES

8225

Power Washing

8250

Roofing

8250

Roofing

Alive & still roofing after 50 years!! RCABC Certified Roofers. BILL the Roofer • 604-522-8516

FUTUR GRAFFITI SOLUTIONS, Power Washing & Graffiti Removal. Hot/Cold Water. 604-420-2848 PRESSURE WASHING, siding, gutters, tile, roof, treat moss. Gill, 604-897-4204, 604-599-4204

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

Total Renos, Additions Build New Homes Kitchens, baths, drywall, painting, new garage, roofs, decks, driveways - asphalt, concrete or pavers, drain tiles, landscaping, excavating 604-985-8270 www.a-diamondhome.com

•Residential Roofing •Siding and Window Installations •Aluminum Awnings and Railings •Rain Gutter Replacements •Drainage Installations and Repairs Member BBB - Member RCABC Full Liability Coverage and WCB Designated Project Managers and Third Party Inspections

Call 604-327-3086 for a free estimate

New . Additions . Renovations Licenced, insured and bonded 25+ years exp . 604 936-0404

Quote code 1969 for a 5% discount

www.crownresidentialroofing.com Quality work by Qualified Professionals.

* Save Your Dollars *

www.renorite.com 604-781-7695 RENOS & DECKS Bathrooms, basements, int/ext home repair. 604 376 3192

REPAIRS or REPLACE: Decks, Stairs, Doors, Sidewalks, Siding. Call Barney 604-526-4061

8250

Roofing

Free Estimates 24 Hour Repairs Skylights Gutters Cedar - Duriod - Torch-On Systems All work Guaranteed! Family owned & operated since 1989

(604) 299-8131

Specializing in Torch-on new & reroofing, asphalt shingles, cedar shake & tar & gravel conversions.

ROOFKING ROOF & BUILDING SEALING LTD.

A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd All types of Re-Roof, Repair, Gutter. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437

A North West Roofing Specialist in Re-Roofing & Repair, Free Est 10% disc, BBB, WCB, Liability Insured. Jag 778-892-1530

Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank Titan Roofing Services Gov’t cert journeymen. 30 yrs exp Solutions to your roofing needs. 604-788-4125 or 778-886-9463

8255

Rubbish Removal

ALL JUNK ★ ★ ★ ★

Rubbish Removal Residential & Commercial We do almost anything Free Estimates 7 days a week ★ No body beats our price. ★ $15.00 off with this ad

604-537-8523 ALL JUNK - remove for res. & Comm. Free est. 7days/wk. $15off. w/ad. 604-537-8523 BEN’S RUBBISH REMOVAL $50-$150 a load. Yard clean up. Bby & N.West only 778-859-8760 BIG & Small Rubbish Removal. Any kind of junk & yard clean-up. Ben 604-218-8562/778-896-9007

Free Est.: 604-377-3854

★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days Ray, 604-727-6153 A Save on Roofing - specialize in ★refoof ★ repair★ WCB Free est. 10% discount 778-892-1266

Alin Maintenance Services •Roof •Chimney •Skylight; Repairs •All Leak Problems! 604-319-2229

DISPOSAL BINS 10 - 40 yard bins. Lowest rates! disposalking.com 604-306-8599

$50-$150 FULL TRUCK LOADS Rubbish & Lawn & Garden Work fast service Patrick 604 808-1652

AUTOMOTIVE

9105

Auto Miscellaneous

$0 DOWN & we make your 1st payment at auto credit fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. NEED A VEHICLE? Need cash? Up to $10,000. cash back! Guaranteed approvals! Over 400 vehicles to choose from. Call Will or Ashley today! 1-888-289-8935. WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Last week 8 out of 11 applications approved! We fund your future not your past. Any Credit. www.coastlineautocredit.com or 1-888-208-3205.

9125

Domestic

1999 FORD Taurus SE red sedan. Automatic transmission, 24 valve DOHC engine, 152,600 kms, exc cond, $2,750, 604-984-9066.

9129

2003 CHEVY Cavalier. silver, auto only 47K, orig. owner, immac in & out, $5900, 604-929-8489

Luxury Cars

9145

2006 MERCEDES E500 wagon 41K, silver, black int. Mint cond. $43,000 604-889-1069 eves

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

2005 KAWASAKI KX100 Moto Cross W/many add-ons. stock parts incld. Well maintained, $2100 obo. Cell: 778-882-4099 2006 HONDA CRF 100 dirt bike, original owner out grew, like new, $2000 obo, Cell: 778-882-4099 FREE WHEELIN’ EXCITEMENT. Learn to repair street, off-road and dualsport bikes. Hands-on training. On-campus residences. Great instructors.Challenge 1st year apprenticeship exam. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview THE ONE! THE ONLY! Authorized Harley-Davidson Technician program in Canada.GPRC Fairview, Alberta. On-campus residences. 15-week program. Top quality instruction, up-to-the minute curriculum, hands-on training. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview

9145 2000 FORD Mustang Conv. 1 owner, mint cond. 130K, goldblack roof, $6300, 604-817-4520

Tiling

★ Joseph’s Quality Tiles ★ Tile Installation & Supplies. Joe 604-518-0068 or 604-719-2212 A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Fair Prices Free Est. 444-4715 cel 805-4319

MATCO DESIGN - Renovations

*Additions*Quality Work *Ref’s 604-720-1564 matco@telus.net

8309

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

Scrap Car Removal

Removal FREEScrap/Car No Wheels No Problem

HOUR 2Service From Call

Family Owned & Operated

(604) 209-2026

Scrap Car Removal

FREE

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL No Wheels, No Problem CASH FOR SOME COMPLETE CARS OPEN 24 HRS. INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

MIKE:

604-872-0109

Pays $150 minimum for Full-Size Complete Vehicles. Free Removal! 2-Hr. Service in Most Areas

Call 778-316-3217

THE SCRAPPER

8310

Top Soil

THE SOIL MAN You Call We haul! Top soil, Mulch, Planter/hanging basket mix, Pots, Lawn dressing, Garden soil, Superior mix. Any Size orders. Great Prices. 604-889-2925

8315

Planning on RENOVATING?

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB

Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) PRO TREE SERVICES

Quality Shaping, Spiral Pruning, Hedge Trimming, Stump Grinding and Removals. Seniors Discount.

604 588-8733 or 604 318-9270

www.ProTreeServices.ca Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745

8335

Window Cleaning

BOB’S WINDOW Gets that Clean, Clear Shine No Drops, No Drips, No Streaks Right into the corners! Serving you for over 20 yrs. Also do Gutters 604 588-6938

Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classifieds and get started on your project today! To advertise your Home Service Business call Classifieds 604-444-3000

Edgemont Building Maintenance. Window & Gutter Cleaning, Power Washing. 604-420-4800

To place your ad call

604-444-3000

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

9160

Sports & Imports

Sports & Imports

2003 BWM X5 3.0 V6 AWD, grey / grey leather, loaded, navigation system, heated power/telescopic steering, heated front & rear seats $17,000. 150 K. 604-657-4451

9522

2006 - 22FT double axel, white Jayco trailor, used for 5 short trips exc. cond. sleeps 5, full load. ac, etc. $15,000 OBO. 604-940-1953

E

9160

Sports & Imports

1990 VW JETTA standard, cd, stereo, a/c’d, exc mileage.clean, runs well $1000. 778-895-1424

2000 INFINITY G20 80,000km silver, auto, loaded, fully serviced since new $8900. 604-786-7114

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $100 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 ★ FREE TOWING ★ up to $300 CASH Today!

604-728-1965 John

1996 RUSTLER 5th Wheel Bunkhouse, sleeps 8, A/C, awning, ext shower, bunks, tons of storage. $8450. Langley. 604-881-4566

2002 DODGE Durango SLT 4X4. Great truck to drive, have all the service records. Asking $9,500. Open to offers. 604.657.1845

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 2H

Trailers/Tents/ Campers

Motorhomes/RVs

Sell Your RV or Boat

2004 JAGUAR X-Type 3.0 AWD, 63K, tiptronic, xenon, clean, excellent cond., $9999. Tel: 778-322-3598

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

9540

2005 HONDA Civic SE automatic 75,500 kms new Michelin tires $10,400 - obo. 604-761-1352

1996 JEEP Orvis, local SUV, very clean, way low 135 kms 5.2L V-8, auto, full leather, full towing package. $4750 obo. 604-987-5466. 2001 INFINITI QX4, fully loaded $10,250 ONO, 148,000 KM, Gold, Bose Stereo, sunroof, tanned leather seats(all heated), mud/ snow tires, Automatic, Hi-intensity headlights. Lovely smooth, reliable ride. Rebuild 2003. Call Tommy 778-960-5308

9160

2000 MAZDA PROTEGE. silver. 142,000 kms. auto, electric mirrors, windows, sunroof, ABS, Alloy wheels, Cruise Control. No accidents. Full service history avail. $4500. 778-991-8676 2003 INFINITI G35 sedan, 66 K, auto, fully loaded, no accidents exc cond $14,600. 604-725-0947

Urban Market:

2008 HONDA Civic, Auto, 4 dr, silver, all power, a/c, low kms, $13,000. 604 518-3166

Smarter Buyer. Better Car.

ONLY

$45.90 +GST

Suburban Market:

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• 3 lines of text • 4 consecutive issues • add a photo for $10 • extra lines of text $9/line

* this offer is only valid for private party/non-business clients.

Book your ad today!

604-444-3000


The Record • Wednesday, May 26, 2010 • A35

www.interurbanliving.ca

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River View Flats at New Westminster’s Waterfront At inter urban in New Westminster it’s amazing what you can get for your money. You get riverfront views. You get downtown in 25 minutes. You get lots of space and every urban convenience you could ask for. And now you get that same home for thousands less than you’d pay anywhere else in the Lower Mainland. Visit our presentation centre for more information or go online at www.interurbanliving.ca

The Lower Mainland’s best value with new homes starting at $249,000. • • • •

Brand new homes Large floor plans Fantastic views from every home Granite and Stainless Steel kitchens

Furnished by

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Presentation Centre at 14 Begbie St. Open Daily noon – 5:00 (except Friday)

* Prices subject to change without notice. E.&O.E.

604.523.0081 www.interurbanliving.ca


A36 • Wednesday, May 26, 2010 • The Record

Free Delivery

1/2 Price Pizza or Pasta

Enjoy a 1/2 priced pizza or pasta of the same item when a second of equal or greater value is purchased

Hours Of Operation

SUNDAY TO THURSDAY - 5 PM TILL 11:30 PM FRIDAY TO SATURDAY - 5 PM TILL 12:30 PM Second piece ID required for credit cards. No cheques.

(604) 524.8222 | 524.8717 320 6th Street, New Westminster B.C

APPETIZERS

PIZZA

THE MUSHROOM NEPTUNE

8.75

CHICKEN STRIPS

8.95

sm. 17.75 | md. 20.25 | lg. 23.75

THE GREEK ZORBAS BURGER

10.25 FISH & CHIPS

10.95

11.25 PHILLY CHEESESTEAK WRAP 10.95 CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP

11.55

8.45

KALAMARI

9.25 THE GREEK

sm. 16.50 | md. 18.75 | lg. 22.00 THE BIG MOUTH BURGER

POTATO JACKETS

8.55 NEW WEST DELI

SCALLOPS & BACON

9.25 VEGGIE MANIA

sm. 16.50 | md. 18.75 | lg. 22.00 THE ORIGINAL BURGER sm. 17.95 | md. 21.75 | lg. 25.50

sm. 16.50 | md. 18.75 | lg. 22.00 ANGUS SIRLOIN BURGER

HUMMUS & TZATSIKI DIP

sm. 17.95 | md. 20.25 | lg. 23.75

8.75 BAR-B-QUE CHICKEN PIZZA

ASIAN SAMPLER

sm. 14.00 | md. 15.75 | lg. 18.50

GINGER BEEF

9.95

YAM FRIES

7.75

JALAPENO POPPERS

8.75 VEGGIE MANIA

DOUBLE CHEESE BURGER PIZZA

JD WHISKEY RIVER BURGER

10.25

sm. 15.25 | md. 17.25 | lg. 20.25

BAKED LASAGNA CASSEROLE

13.95 CHOOSE FROM ANY OF THESE DELICIOUS

BAKED RAVIOLI CASSEROLE SPAGHETTI & MEAT SAUCE

14.25 Salami, lean ground beef, mushrooms, black olives, pepperoni, Italian 14.25 sausage, green peppers, pineapple, ham, fresh tomatoes, red peppers, bacon, banana peppers, onions, jalapeno peppers, spinach 12.95 sm. 1.10 | md. 1.45 | lg. 1.70

RAVIOLI & MEAT SAUCE

13.25

TOPPINGS:

CHICKEN ALFREDO CHEESE TORTELLINI

THE VEGGIE BURGER

THE HALIBUT BURGER

SEAFOOD ALFREDO CHEESE TORTELLINI

16.95

THE ENTREES

Meatball 2.95 Caesar salad or Mixed greens 2.95 Garlic Toast 1.25 Cheese Toast 2.75

14.95 14.95

10.25

9.95

17.95 ROYAL CITY SALAD

MAUI CHICKEN TERIYAKI

16.95 FRESH WILD GREENS

CHICKEN OSCAR

17.95 DRESS UP YOUR SALAD WITH:

CLASSIC TOP SIRLOIN STEAK

15.95

THE NEW YORK STEAK

17.95

NEW YORK PEPPERCORN

18.95

NEW YORK BLEU

19.95

NEW YORK TERIYAKI STEAK

18.95

STEAK SANDWICH

14.25

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Don’t let BC’s Largest Parade Pass You By! What better way to celebrate the excitement in the community of the City of New Westminster than with a parade? Secure your spaces along our parade route because BC’s largest parade is coming through and you’ll want a front row seat to see it all! The 2010 Hyack International Parade sponsored by Royal City Centre will take to the streets on Saturday, May 29th and will include over 140 entries from British Columbia and the United States. The parade route starts at 6th Street and 8th Avenue, going south on 6th Street to Queen’s Avenue, east to 1st Street and then into Queen’s Park. Be sure to be in place early and get ready for a thrill, as the Vancouver Police Motorcycle Drill Team heads down the parade route at 10:15 am, performing their eye-popping and breath-taking drills and formations. Then it’s time for our highlight event at 11:00 am precisely! Be on the lookout for lots of championship marching bands, creative and eye-catching floats,

and in particular, the Hyack Festival Association’s own award winning Royal float, celebrating this year’s theme of “Be Your Best in the City of New West”. No parade is complete without comical clowns that delight young and old alike as they fall all over themselves trying to make spectators laugh. Merry mascots will also be on hand, representing their corporate sponsors and waving at the crowds. Kids love them!

Before and after the Parade, from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, be sure to check out Sixth Avenue between Sixth and Seventh Street by Royal City Centre for the Uptown Street Fair. There will be lots of excitement and fun for the whole family. Family festivities with floats, fun and frivolity! Catch it all at the 2010 Hyack International Parade sponsored by Royal City Centre.

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On Saturday, March 27th the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce and Hyack Festival Association hosted their 24th Annual Gala Dinner and Auction. Held at the Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre in Coquitlam, this elegant affair welcomed over 125 guests. The evening started out with a champagne reception, live music and a fabulous meal, followed by Silent Auction Tables, Balloon Draws, the excitement of the Live Auction and Diamond reverse-draw. Over 300 Auction items were displayed, thanks to our many donors! This event would not have been such a resounding success without the generosity and support of all of our Sponsors: Cartwright Jewelers Ltd., the Basran Family, Mott Electric, Millennium Flooring Centre Inc., Target Event Productions Ltd., G & F Financial Group, Scotiabank, Wine Factory and The Record. Invaluable to us as well are our many volunteers who gave freely of their time, including photographers Graham Ballantyne and Melanie Vogel, whose pictures were depicted in an earlier edition of The Record (Wednesday, April 7, 2010) and are also shown here. Thank you to all for your participation!

May 29 Lucky Toonie Ball Lottery At 12:45 pm immediately after the International Parade. Sponsored by Save on Foods (6th Street, NW) and River’s Reach Pub Purchase your Lucky Toonie Ball ticket at the Hyack office (204 Sixth St, NW) or at the RCC for $2.00/each and win 1st prize of $1.000!!!

May 29 Royal Rosarians Rose Planting Ceremony 2:15 pm In front of City Hall Each year, the Prime Minister of the Portland Royal Rosarians officiates the ceremony, where a rose “Sevillana” is planted in the commemorative rose garden in honour of the current Hyack President, continuing a tradition of friendship between our cities. Visit www.hyack.bc.ca for detailed information

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As a member of the Northwest Festival Hosting Association, the Hyack Festival Association is honoured to participate in the Annual Portland Royal Rosarian Rose Planting ceremony. For over two decades, the Prime Minister of the Portland Royal Rosarians has officiated over this most prestigious ceremony in front of City Hall, where a rose (Sevillana) is planted in the commemorative rose garden in honour of the current year’s

Hyack President - continuing a tradition of friendship between our two Cities. There is always a large group of VIPs and dignitaries on-hand to view this solemn, yet joyous occasion, which emphasizes the bond with the City of Portland’s Royal Rosarians as well as numerous communities and festivals across the North-western portion of the United States. Our event takes place in advance of the Portland Rose Festival where all of the Festival Heads from Northwest Festival Hosting are “knighted” at the beginning of June in honour of the dedication and commitment of these individuals who work tirelessly in their own communities while spreading goodwill near and far. We look forward to seeing you all at this time honoured ceremony which is always a true crowd pleaser and which will take place on Saturday May 29th at 2:15 PM near the front steps of City Hall!

Get Your Lucky Toonie Ball! What is round, has lots of different colours and rolls in large groups down Sixth Street once a year? It’s Hyack Festival’s Lucky Toonie Ball Lottery, scheduled this year for Saturday, May 29th at 12:45 pm - immediately following the Hyack International Parade. In fact this year you can follow the original Indy 500 Pace Car and the Dump Truck to 6th Street and St George. Watch as the dump truck sends all the coloured Lucky Toonie balls careening downhill to Queens Avenue. Each ball has a number on it, and if your number matches the first ball across the finish line you win $1000.00 CASH! Second prize is $500, third prize is $250.00, and then the

next seven balls across the line each win $50.00. Buy your Lucky Toonie Ball Lottery tickets now! They are priced at only $2.00 each and have valuable coupons on the back of the stub from local New Westminster businesses. Get your tickets at the Royal City Centre, local merchants and the Hyack office while they last! A rare chance to win over $2,000 in CASH!!!! Immediate rewards on back of tickets exceeds $40 All that for $2.00! Call the Hyack office at 604-522-6894 or John Ashdown, Director in Charge at 604657-5600 for more information.

Immediately following our annual Rose Planting Ceremony, members of the The Seymour Battery will help bring this military history of New Westminster to life by firing five cannon shots - honouring the assembled dignitaries and commemorating the memory of those who have passed away - having given service to the Hyack Festival Association and their Community.

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A Street comes alive with music, dancing, arts, crafts and more! Where? At the Uptown Street Fair at the Hyack Festival, sponsored by Royal City Centre. On Saturday May 29th, 6th Avenue from 6th Street to 7th Street in Uptown New Westminster will be transformed into a Live Entertainment stage and Activity area for you to enjoy both before and after the Hyack International Parade. Come see and participate in the amazing performances by the Vancouver Circus School, plus, dance the day away with the amazing blues and rock n’ roll group, the Mojo Stars! Open from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, there will be fun for everyone from grandkids to grandparents!

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